talk to kids like they’re people and take full interest in what they’re saying because they’re forming their personalities and it’s really vital that they know that their opinions are important and what they have to say deserves validation and respect. so when your three year old niece tells you that dragons don’t like cupcakes because the color blue is a spoon you better nod your head and ask her to explain more about that.
So far, the World Health Organization says 3,069 people have been infected in West Africa, of which about 1,552 have died. 40% of those cases appeared in the past three weeks.
But the WHO claims these numbers considerably underestimate the spread of disease, and is preparing for a worst-case scenario estimate of 20,000 patients, with a $489 million containment plan involving thousands of health care workers.