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Ebola Death Toll Rises In West Africa

News outlets report on the rising death toll from West Africa’s Ebola outbreak.

Associated Press: West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has claimed 137 lives
“The World Health Organization says an Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives. The disease, typically found in Central or East Africa, has infected people in Guinea’s remote forests, its capital and in neighboring Liberia…” (4/17).

Reuters: Death toll from Guinea Ebola outbreak rises to 122
“The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Guinea has risen to 122, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, a sharp increase from a previous figure of 108…” (4/17).

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