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Ebola Death Toll Surpasses 10,000, WHO Says

Agence France-Presse: Ebola death toll passes 10,000: WHO
“The global death toll from the Ebola outbreak centered in West Africa has topped 10,000 out of more than 24,000 recorded cases, the World Health Organization said Thursday…” (3/12).

Associated Press: U.N. tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa
“The World Health Organization marked a grim milestone Thursday in the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, estimating that the virus had killed over 10,000 people, mostly in the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone…” (Cheng, 3/12).

Deutsche Welle: Ebola death toll surpasses 10,000: WHO
“…Liberia has recorded the highest number of deaths at 4,162, followed by Sierra Leone’s 3,655, and Guinea’s 2,187 deaths. … Despite ongoing international efforts to stop the spread of the disease, it continues to spread in Guinea and Sierra Leone. Liberia last week released its last patient from hospital…” (3/12).

Reuters: Death toll from West Africa’s Ebola outbreak passes 10,000: WHO
“…The deadly hemorrhagic fever reached Senegal, Nigeria, and Mali but was contained there. A handful of cases have also been recorded in the United States, Spain, and Britain” (Lewis, 3/12).

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