But an aid worker on the frontline told Daily Star Online more needs to be done to fight the disease at a local level in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
“People need to be taught Ebola is a disease and it is real”
Olivia added around a third of communities in Beni, a city in north-eastern DRC, believe the disease is a conspiracy.
She also said: “There are rumours at a community level and people need to be taught Ebola is a disease and it is real.
“We are working to prevent the spread of Ebola but we are not working in all the areas.
“There are so many rumours at the community level that Ebola has been fabricated.”