Worst Is Yet to Come in Ebola Crisis

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A mother and child stand atop their mattresses in a classroom now used as Ebola isolation ward on August 15, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Nearly half of all Ebola infections have occurred in the last 21 days—and the World Health Organization says the worst is yet to come.

Liberia is calling the disease a threat to its survival. This week, the country's Defense Minister said the epidemic "threatens Liberia's national existence."

Dr. Timothy Flanigan is part of a desperate race to bolster the healthcare infrastructure in Liberia to deal with this crisis. He's a professor of medicine and infectious diseases at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University.