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By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Supplying beds for Ebola patients to health facilities in Sierra Leone saved tens of thousands of lives by isolating patients, but providing them just one month earlier could have halved the number of reported cases, researchers said on Monday. The delivery of nearly 3,000 beds by Britain, Sierra Leone and aid agencies between September 2014 and February this year prevented 57,000 Ebola infections and 40,000 deaths, according to experts at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). "However, if more support and resources had been available earlier, it could have made a big difference in reducing the terrible toll this outbreak has taken on communities and health workers," Kucharski told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian from east Jerusalem stabbed an Israeli man on a busy main street of a central Israeli city Tuesday, police said, in the latest violent outburst of a month-long wave of attacks.