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In Liberia, a Good or Very Bad Sign: Empty Hospital Beds

The New York Times looks at whether empty beds means that Ebola is diminishing in Liberia or whether it means people are avoiding Ebola Treatment Units:  In Liberia, a Good or Very Bad Sign: Empty Hospital Beds.

But the fact remains, if an ill Ebola patient is treated EARLY at an Ebola Treatment Unit, their survival rate increases to about 75%.  That is so much better than a 70% death rate.