On Friday, the Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s health body, announced that 4,033 deaths had been confirmed in the current Ebola outbreak. The epidemic began in West Africa at the start of the year.
There have been a total of 8,300 registered cases in seven countries. Those countries have been divided up into two groups by the WHO. The first includes Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – by far the worst affected.
Liberia has seen 4,076 cases and 2,316 deaths, followed by Sierra Leone with 2,950 cases and 930 deaths. Guinea, where the epidemic originated, has seen 1,350 cases and 778 deaths.
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