Aid workers assemble supplies to sustain Ebola treatment units

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US government aid workers packed up medical equipment and supplies at a warehouse in Liberian capital Monrovia on Wednesday, before sending them off to various Ebola treatment units throughout the country.
Members of the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team were packaging up essential supplies including chlorine, bleach, cleaning and medical supplies.
Mia Beers, the team leader for the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team said the US government had supplies for 15 ebola treatment units that are being built around the country.
Infections appear to be either stabilising or declining in Guinea and in Liberia, where vigorous campaigning for a Senate election this week suggests the disease might be loosening its grip.
But in a reminder of how serious the situation is in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organisation said the country accounted for more than half of the new cases in the hardest-hit countries in the past week.
In all, 15,935 people have been sickened with Ebola in West Africa and other places it has occasionally popped up. Of those, 5,689 have died.

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