The former Victoria College student said that the current situation in the worst-affected countries – Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea – remained alarming.
‘Current estimates suggest that the rate of infection stands at 1.4, meaning that for every ten people who contract Ebola, 14 more will become infected,’ he said.
‘The needs on the ground are huge. The UN has warned that we need to stop Ebola now or face an unprecedented situation for which we do not have a plan.
‘This is a crisis that requires a genuinely global response, including small island communities like Jersey.’