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State of Emergency After Ebola Outbreak
LIBERIA (CBS2/FOX28) - Another African country has now declared a state of emergency after the massive Ebola outbreak.
Liberias president made the announcement as the death toll from the virus continues to climb.
That's where two American missionaries were working when they contracted the virus.
Health care workers are going into neighborhoods to educate residents about the virus but they're being met with fear.
Officials blame the growing death toll partly on a lack of education about how the disease is spread.
There are reports that families are burying sick relatives in secret.
President Obama is planning to send more health care workers overseas to combat the growing crisis.
The death toll is now nearing one thousand and spans several countries in West Africa.