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Health Officials Unsure Of Exact Ebola Case Numbers; WHO Reports 15,351 Cases, 5,459 Deaths

National Journal: We Don’t Actually Know How Many Ebola Cases There Are
“…There have been 15,351 reported Ebola cases and 5,459 reported deaths, according to the most recent estimates released by the World Health Organization on Nov. 21. The vast majority of these are concentrated in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. … While they provide important information about the trajectory of the epidemic and how response efforts are working, officials warn that the totals are likely pretty far off base…” (Novack, 11/24).

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