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Ebola: Thousands of children 'shunned' after parents die from deadly virus

 

Mirror, Oct 01, Ghanadot -  Thousands of children who have lost their parents to Ebola are being shunned by people who might normally look after them because of the stigma of infection.

A UN report has found 3,700 children in stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are being left to fend for themselves after being orphaned.

Fear of Ebola is such that a basic human reaction like comforting a sick child is regarded as “a potential death sentence”.....   More than 3,000 people have already died of Ebola, and the death rate is accelerating out of control in the three affected countries...........

 

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