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Ebola Data Not Reliable Enough To Accurately Measure Progress In Containing Disease, WHO Says; 11th Sierra Leonean Doctor Diagnosed With Disease

Associated Press: 11th Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola
“Another Sierra Leonean doctor has become infected with Ebola, as the U.N. health agency said Wednesday that poor data from the outbreak is complicating efforts to measure progress in containing the disease. … The World Health Organization said Monday that [Guinea and Liberia] had met an interim goal to isolate 70 percent of patients and safely bury 70 percent of corpses. But in a report Wednesday, WHO called into question that progress, saying the data is too poor to draw conclusions…” (Roy-Macaulay/DiLorenzo, 12/3).

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