British ship RFA Argus supplying aid to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
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'No-one's expecting the death toll to start going down'

The man in charge of leading Sierra Leone's fight against Ebola, Paulo Conteh, has told the BBC that things are improving. But outside the capital, Freetown, people are still in desperate need of aid and are wondering where the money that is flowing into the country to deal with the outbreak is being spent.

The BBC's Africa correspondent Andrew Harding told Today presenter John Humphrys that, while the big picture of Ebola may be more encouraging, "it is a truly wretched scene" in the countryside.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Saturday 1 November.

  • 01 Nov 2014
  • From the section Africa