Abba Abashi
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A Liberian-Nigerian student on his experiences of Ebola

The United Nations says Ebola infections will treble to 20,000 by November if more is not done.

US based Centre for Disease Control say that in the worst case scenario, infections in Liberia and Sierra Leone could reach 1.4 million by January.

More than 2,800 people have died so far - making this the largest ever Ebola outbreak.

So how is the disease affecting family life?

Abba Abashi a Liberian-Nigerian student in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has been speaking with the BBC about his efforts to maintain contact with family members in Liberia.

  • 24 Sep 2014
  • From the section Africa
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