Ebola outbreak: 'Thousands of orphans shunned'

September 30, 2014 11:08 AM

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Ebola outbreak: 'Thousands of orphans shunned'

At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN has said.

A basic human reaction like comforting a sick child has been turned "into a potential death sentence", it added.

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