#Ebola Is Now Killing People Who Aren’t Even Infected | Foreign Policy
The deadly virus that motivated billions of dollars in international aid has killed nearly 4,000 people in #Sierra_Leone. (Total infections in the country as of Nov. 22 were 14,122.) The number of children under age 5 who die each year from other causes is 10 times that.
Yet there are signs that the two trends are dangerously intertwining — that the ravaging toll Ebola has taken on Sierra Leone’s health-care system may mean even more mothers and children will die in years to come.
(...) for each person Ebola has killed through direct infection, more than one Sierra Leonean will perish from the secondary effects of the crisis