Why Some Ebola-Ravaged Villages Are Resistant To International Aid

July 30, 2014 7:55 PM

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Health workers in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Liberia are racing to contain the largest ebola virus outbreak in history, but in some areas they are facing a roadblock: A lack of cooperation from communities affected by the disease.

"There's a fair amount of distrust in the government in general and of the messages that are being delivered," said CDC spokesman Stephan Monroe, Ph.D., the deputy director at the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases in a teleconference on Monday.

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