Wolrd Health Organization: Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000, death toll nears 5,000

first_img whatsapp whatsapp Wolrd Health Organization: Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000, death toll nears 5,000 Tags: Ebola There have been over 10,000 cases of the Ebola outbreak and nearly 5,000 deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed in its latest situation report update. The total death toll from the latest outbreak has risen to 4,922 while the number of recorded cases stands at 10,141. All but 27 of those cases have struck in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, the latter of which is the worst affected with 1,281 deaths from 3,896 cases. The latest WHO report marks a 3,878 rise in worldwide cases and a 1,789 rise in deaths on last month’s records. In total, the virus has been reported in eight countries. Outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal have been declared officially over by the WHO. (Source: World Health Organization) On Thursday Mali recorded its first case of the disease, a two-year-old girl who died yesterday. She had travelled to the country with her grandmother from Guinea. The WHO report also made reference to the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York, taking the United States’ total number of cases to four. Doctor Craig Spencer, who tested positive for the disease after returning from Guinea, had used the New York subway and taxi app Uber before being diagnosed. In more positive news, Spain looks to be on the path to being declared free of the disease after its single case tested negative for a second time. Click here to explore a map explaining where the current Ebola outbreak has spread to so far. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailNational Penny For Seniors7 Discounts Seniors Only Get If They AskNational Penny For SeniorsMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorElvenarIf You Like to Play, this Fantasy Game is a Must-Have. No Install.ElvenarPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost Fun Share Saturday 25 October 2014 8:58 am Joe Hall Show Comments ▼last_img

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