Sierra Leone lags in Ebola fight, but prognosis is 'very good'

December 1, 2014 9:13 PM

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Sierra Leone lags in Ebola fight, but prognosis is 'very good'

FREETOWN/GENEVA (Reuters) - Sierra Leone does not yet have enough beds in treatment centers to isolate Ebola patients, but overall, the tide of the disease is being turned, the United Nations and World Health Organization said on Monday.

"The global response to the Ebola crisis has succeeded in turning this crisis around," Anthony Banbury, head of the U.N. Ebola Emergency Response Mission, told reporters in Freetown. "But clearly there are places that are still in serious crisis."

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