Ebola likely to persist in 2015 as communities resist aid: Red Cross

January 30, 2015 2:04 PM

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Ebola likely to persist in 2015 as communities resist aid: Red Cross

GENEVA (Reuters) - West Africa will be lucky to wipe out Ebola this year, as the local population remains suspicious of aid workers, especially in Guinea, the Red Cross said on Friday.

The virus is "flaring up" in new areas in the region and not all infections are being reported, said Birte Hald, who leads the Ebola coordination and support unit of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

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