Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 12th, 2000
"As we suspected ... the epidemic is spreading," WHO spokesman Gregory Hartl said. "Very worrying is the fact that that six of these cases are on the outskirts of Monrovia," the West African country's capital.
The United Nations health agency is concerned that the disease could put the capital's 1.5 million people at risk if it takes hold in Monrovia. Cases have been now reported in five counties in Liberia, Hartl said.
WHO appealed August 25, 2000, for US$430,000 dollars...
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