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West Africa Sees Rise In Ebola Cases For Second Week, WHO Says

Agence France-Presse: Ebola cases on the rise for second week: WHO
“The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa rose for the second week running after a previous fall, including a ‘sharp increase’ in Guinea, the World Health Organization said Wednesday…” (2/11).

Reuters: West Africa sees spike in Ebola cases as decline stalls: WHO
“…West Africa recorded 144 new confirmed cases of Ebola in the week to Feb. 8 compared with 124 the previous week, the WHO said in a report. ‘Despite improvements in case finding and management, burial practices, and community engagement, the decline in case incidence has stalled,’ the U.N. agency said…” (Samb/Farge, 2/11).

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