Why is it so hard to keep the US on track with Ebola?
The world is still reeling from the Ebola virus epidemic.
Here’s what you need to know.
1 of 12 Full Screen Autoplay Close Skip Ad × Scenes from the day that was in West Africa View Photos At the beginning of September, an international team of scientists and aid workers in Guinea and Liberia were infected with the Ebola outbreak and now face a new challenge: to contain the disease.
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Caption At the end of September the world is now living through a second wave of the epidemic, with many people living with the virus and others who have returned to their homes.
Here, the World Health Organization says that the Ebola-related death toll has surpassed 1,000, and the virus is still spreading.
The outbreak began in Guinea in March and spread to Sierra Leone and Liberia, before spreading to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Senegal and Mali.
On Sept. 23, the first of four West African countries declared a state of emergency.
Here is a look at the events that followed.
Hide Caption 1 of 13 The first outbreak in West African territory since World War II: A total of 5,938 people have died of the Ebola infection in Guinea since the outbreak began on March 23, according to the WHO.
Guinea has recorded more than 3,000 deaths.
That compares to 2,700 deaths in Liberia and 1,500 in Sierra Leone.
The majority of the deaths are in the Liberian capital Monrovia.
The government in Monroports, capital of Guinea, has been struggling to contain a massive influx of Liberian refugees.
It has been unable to provide health care services and has failed to respond to the outbreak.
There have been fears that Ebola may return.
A total 6,917 people have tested positive for the virus in Guinea, Liberia, Liberia’s second largest city, and Sierra Leone since the first outbreak began, according the WHO, with more than 7,000 cases and more than 1,300 deaths reported in those countries.
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