(REUTERS) It will take about six months to bring under control the Ebola epidemic, the head of Doctors Without Borders said on Friday, saying the outbreak in West Africa felt like "wartime, is moving, advancing."
Joanne Liu, international president of Doctors Without Borders, speaking after a 10-day trip to West Africa, said more experts were needed on the ground and was critical of the World Health Organization (WHO) for declaring Ebola a "public health emergency of international concern" only on Aug 8.
"Over the next six months we should get the upper hand on the epidemic, this is my gut feeling," she said, adding more experts were needed on the ground. "We need people with a hands-on operational mindset," to combat the outbreak."
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