Ebola infections outpacing health authorities’ efforts: UN official

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The United Nations warned Tuesday that the world has less than 60 days to stem the deadly Ebola epidemic — as ghoulish marketers began cashing in on the crisis with creepy, Ebola-inspired Halloween costumes. Anthony Banbury, head of the UN’s Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, told the Security Council that he is “deeply, deeply worried” that current efforts to fight the disease aren’t enough. “Ebola got a head start on us,” Banbury said. “It is far ahead of us, it is running faster than us, and it is winning the race.” Appearing via video link from Ghana, Banbury said disaster looms unless at least 70…

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A Las Vegas company, seeking to capitalize on the world’s worst Ebola outbreak on record, is looking to sell the domain name Ebola.com for $150,000, a partner with the firm said on Tuesday. Chris Hood, a junior partner with Blue String Ventures, the firm…