Ebola death toll up to nearly 7,000, Sierra Leone needs more beds

November 29, 2014 2:18 PM

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DAKAR, Senegal – Sierra Leone will soon see a dramatic increase in desperately needed Ebola treatment beds, but it's still not clear who will staff them, according to the top United Nations official in the fight against the disease.

Ebola has sickened more than 16,000 people of whom nearly 7,000 have died, according to figures released by the World Health Organization Friday.

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