Australia keeps silent to the desperate call for medical staff in West Africa

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The fear of Ebola virus hits Queensland residents today as a suspected case was report at the Gold coast university hospital. But Authority says not to worry; Australia is well prepared to contain the virus. Meanwhile, over two thousands lives have been wiped away in West Africa and international health organisations are crying out for help. Australia announced its contribution of $1million dollars to the World health organisation to help stop the Ebola outbreak. But funding alone is not enough to fight the world’s worst killer virus in history. Dr Grant Hill-Cawthorne, from the University of Sydney, told The Wire today that we’ll need more than just money to put an end to this nightmare. “Effective equipment and staff are desperately needed to fight against the Ebola virus.”

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