There Aren’t Enough Body Bags for Liberia’s Ebola Victims

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A Liberian burial team wearing protective clothing retrieves the body of a 60-year-old Ebola victim from his home on August 17, 2014 near Monrovia, Liberia. The epidemic has killed more than 1,000 people in four African countries, and Liberia now has had more deaths than any other country.
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That's right — not only is there a special, time-consuming process for disposing of the bodies of Ebola victims, in hopes of containing the disease, but the supply of these trash bags isn't big enough to meet the demand. No wonder this outbreak will take at least six months to control