A Doctors Without Borders (MSF) health worker in protective clothing carries a child suspected of having Ebola in the MSF treatment centre in Paynesville, Liberia, 5 October 2014
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Ebola outbreak: Could epidemic infect 1.4m people?

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest occurrence of the disease since its discovery in 1976 - with more than 8,300 cases reported since March.

But without more concerted efforts to quarantine the epidemic, the number of cases could explode, experts warn.

BBC News explains - in 60 seconds.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

  • 13 Oct 2014
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