Liberia Faces Devastating Shortages In Battle Against Ebola

October 15, 2014 5:22 PM

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Liberia Faces Devastating Shortages In Battle Against Ebola

While the United States is debating the protocols for health care workers treating Ebola patients in American hospitals, a report recently published in Liberia highlights the devastating shortages the West African nation faces in its battle against the deadly disease.

In a report released on Oct. 10, Liberia's Ministry of Health and Social Welfare indicated that the country currently has 4,901 body bags in stock, but will need an estimated 84,841 bags in the next six months if the disease continues to spread. That leaves an astounding gap of 79,940 pieces. The mi...

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