'With The Money From Corruption, We Could End Ebola'

December 16, 2014 12:12 PM

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'With The Money From Corruption, We Could End Ebola'

When a health professional removes his Ebola suit in Bo, Sierra Leone -- a country where the virus is still spreading at full speed -- he has a choice. He can either place one foot in front of the other, like a Michael Jackson moonwalk, or he can clap his ankles together and open up his feet. Meanwhile, another health professional assists him so that the disinfection does not miss a single square centimeter that's been exposed to the disease. In this high-risk area, there's no such thing as too many precautions to contain the virus, which has already claimed 6,070 victims, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)'s latest report.

"Part of the material is destroyed," says José María 'Jota' Echevarría, a Spanish doctor who just came back from Sierra Leone. "Glasses must be cleaned three or four times in a bucket filled with chlorinated water in order to disinfect them. You must wash your hands all the time. Some days, up to 60...

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