Overview of the Ebola situation delivered to the Presidents of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Cote d’Ivoire
Conakry, Guinea, 1 August, 2014
WHO Director-General assesses the Ebola outbreak with four West African presidents
Dr Margaret Chan
Director-General of the World Health Organization
Excellencies, honourable ministers, members of the press, ladies and gentlemen,
West Africa is facing its first outbreak of Ebola virus disease. This is an unprecedented outbreak accompanied by unprecedented challenges. And these challenges are extraordinary.