West Africa gears up to contain Ebola spread

DAKAR/OUGADOUGOU 22 September 2014 (IRIN) – As the Ebola caseload rises to over 5,350, aid agencies and governments in countries not yet affected by the deadly virus are gearing up for its potential spread across new borders by pre-positioning supplies, training health workers, identifying isolation centres, and disseminating prevention campaign messages, among other activities.