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By Maria Cheng

Investigation: World Health agency’s bungling hindered Ebola response in Sierra Leone

KENEMA, Sierra Leone Something didn’t smell right.

As a worker at Kenema Government Hospital mixed a batch of chlorine on a broiling August day, he noticed it didn’t have its typically strong, bleach-like odour. Concerned, he turned to a consultant with the World Health Organization, who tested the disinfectant and found barely any active ingredient.