Description Local health officials say their seeming preoccupation with the Ebola virus is not at the expense of other conditions like HIV.
However because of the contagious nature of the Ebola virus, it is likely to occupy their attention for some time to come.
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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is larger than all previous Ebola outbreaks combined, and is still expanding.
With a death toll in the thousands, and mortality at around 70%, it has undermined fragile health-care systems by filling hospitals with highly infectious patients and killing health workers.