The World Health Organization has declared the spread of Ebola in West Africa "an international health emergency". Officials say a co-ordinated international response is essential to reverse the spread of the virus. The World Bank has promised 200 million dollars to fight the disease. For more on that pledge and the international response to Ebola, Markus Karlsson speaks to Makhtar Diop, the World Bank's Vice President for the Africa region.
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