Recorded Ebola Case Numbers Slow In 3 Hardest-Hit West African Nations, WHO Says

Deutsche Welle: Ebola case numbers drop in hardest-hit countries
“The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that Sierra Leone and Guinea had seen a slump in their weekly totals of confirmed Ebola cases since August last year, according to its latest situation report. The other hard-hit West African state, Liberia, also recorded a two-day period with no new cases last week, and had its lowest weekly total since June, the U.N. health agency said…” (1/14).

The Hill: New signs of progress against Ebola in West Africa
“…The dwindling number of cases — if it continues — could indicate that the epidemic is starting to abate after nearly 8,500 deaths. A total of 21,296 people have been sickened by the virus since last year…” (Viebeck, 1/14).

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