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Ebola Deaths Now Exceed 1,900 And Spreading

Belinda Cai |
September 3, 2014 | 3:09 p.m. PDT

Web Producer

(European Commission DG ECHO/Flickr)
(European Commission DG ECHO/Flickr)
More than 1,900 individuals have now died in the five countries of West Africa affected by the ebola outbreak, according to The World Health Organisation (WHO). There are an additional 3,500 confirmed or probable cases of ebola throughout Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

The outbreak could spread to more than 20,000 people before it is contained, the WHO previously disclosed. The WHO is holding a meeting this Thursdsay in Geneva to look into treatments and discuss ways to speed up testing and production.

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