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The cost-effective way to protect against future Ebola outbreaks

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At the height of the Ebola outbreak, we received reports of an astonishing statistic: all 284 open defecation- free communities were reporting that they were also Ebola-free, despite being surrounded by Ebola hotspots. Was there a link between being open defecation free and Ebola-free? Or between the Community-Led Total Sanitation process and Ebola resistance? What if Ebola’s spread could be limited, its impact lessened, with behavioral changes and community buy-in?

Read more in The Hill, 1st October 2015

Date: 5 October 2015
Country: 
Liberia,
Sierra Leone