It was stated in the communiqué at the AU headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. It was reported that there would be a plan prepared for joint actions to curb this serious disease.
At the same time, some countries of the African Union do not approve the actions of closing the borders and air service ceasing taken by the neighboring states. According to them, it will worsen the social and economic relations between the countries and increase suffering of the infected virus.
Currently in Geneva, about 200 scientists discuss the ways to combat the epidemic in West Africa. In particular, they discuss the use of about 20 experimental doses, expected to cure people from the Ebola virus, reports Actualno.com.
It is to be recalled, according to the new data from the WHO for September 3, the number of casualties caused by the Ebola virus exceeded 1.9 thousand people. Earlier, the Organization predicted growth of the number of infected people up to 20 thousand.
The United States speeded up the development of an experimental medicine to combat the Ebola virus. It is assumed that the production of a new Zmapp vaccine would be a cure for the deathful virus.