Officials Revise Goals on Containing Ebola After Signs of Wider Exposure in Mali

The leaders of the United Nations and the World Health Organization expressed renewed alarm on Friday about Ebola's tenacity in Africa and, in particular, its potential to ravage a fourth country, Mali, where they said hundreds of people had been exposed to an infected cleric who died last month.

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The leaders of the and the (WHO) expressed renewed alarm on Friday about Ebola’s tenacity in Africa and, in particular, its potential to ravage a fourth country, Mali, where they said hundreds of people had been exposed to an infected cleric who died last month.

At a webcast news conference from the World Bank offices in Washington, the United Nations’ secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, and the WHO’s director general, Margaret Chan, MD, also appeared to reset their schedules for containing the Ebola virus, which has sickened at least 15,351 people and killed 5459, according to a WHO update posted earlier Friday.

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Source: The New York Times