UN conference aims to raise funding to fight Ebola

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Liberia is now reporting five confirmed cases of Ebola, including the death of a teenage boy. Nearly two months ago, it was declared Ebola-free. CCTV’s Liling Tan filed this report from the UN headquarters.

UN conference aims to raise funding to fight Ebola

UN conference aims to raise funding to fight Ebola

The fight against Ebola now has a new boost from the international community. It's pledged $3.4 billion to help Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone recover and rebuild. The amount was raised at a high-level UN-pledging conference. CCTV's Liling Tan filed this report from the UN headquarters.


Ebola epidemic takes economic toll
Amid the human tragedy of Ebola epidemic is the economic toll. In Liberia, for example, GDP growth forecasts were cut to the bone and unemployment has surged. CCTV’s Katerina Vittozzi talked to one businesswoman about how she managed to pull through the worst Ebola outbreak on record.

Ebola epidemic takes economic toll

Ebola epidemic takes economic toll

Amid the human tragedy of Ebola epidemic is the economic toll. In Liberia, for example, GDP growth forecasts were cut to the bone and unemployment has surged. CCTV's Katerina Vittozzi talked to one businesswoman about how she managed to pull through the worst Ebola outbreak on record.


Joel Selanikio on the efforts to fight Ebola
For more on the ongoing efforts to fight Ebola, CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to Dr. Joel Selanikio. He’s been on the front-lines of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. He’s also CEO & Co-Founder of Magpi, an application that focuses on mobile data collection.

Joel Selanikio on the efforts to fight Ebola

Joel Selanikio on the efforts to fight Ebola

For more on the ongoing efforts to fight Ebola, CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to Dr. Joel Selanikio. He's been on the front-lines of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. He's also CEO & Co-Founder of Magpi, an application that focuses on mobile data collection.