West Africa’s Ebola Cases Surpass 1,000, Death Toll Rises To 660

Source (RT, July 25, 2014)

Death toll in West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 660 – WHO

The death toll in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has risen to 660, the World Health Organization said on Friday. The number of cases has surpassed 1,000, AFP reported. “It’s hard to get an exact picture on the scale of the situation at the moment,” WHO spokesman Paul Garwood said. The health agency said 28 new deaths were recorded between July 18 and July 20 – 13 were in Sierra Leone, 11 in Liberia and four in Guinea, which had previously borne the brunt of the deadly contagion.

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