The Ebola epidemic which started in West Africa, and is now simmering into Europe has created a heightened climate of fear according to the Austrian Red Cross. “People are more suspicious,” rescue commander Gerry Foitik told RT.
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A Briton with symptoms of Ebola has died in Macedonia, local authorities said. The hotel in Skopje where he was staying has been sealed off, while another Briton and hotel staff are being kept inside to prevent possible spreading of infection.
A 57-year-old nurse has been isolated in Cairns, Australia, with suspected Ebola following her return from Sierra Leone, one of the centers of the epidemic. Health officials have confirmed the information.
The Ebola virus has caused panic in some parts of the world that an epidemic could be just round the corner. Already almost 3,500 have perished, mainly in West Africa, while a cure for the disease seems nowhere in sight.
The highly contagious bodies of those dead from Ebola have been left in the streets across Sierra Leone, where burial teams have gone on strike over unpaid wages, the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation has reported.
Many people in the West thought that Ebola was a disease very much for Africans, so there was no political or economic will to get involved, but now a vaccine is required for everyone, the founder of Viewpoint Africa Ayo Johnson said in RT’s In the Now.