West Africa: WHO warns Ebola may infect up to 10,000 people

Posted on October 14, 2014 • Filed under: Africa, Travel Health

israelnationalnews.com reported Ebola now at 70% – not 50% – mortality rate as epidemic deepens, with 9,000 total infections expected by weekend and 4,447 dead. The World Health Organization released an updated projection on Tuesday of the Ebola epidemic gripping the globe, and warned that by December the lethal virus may infect as many as 10,000 new people per week in West Africa. That figure represents more infections each week that the total 8,914 reported cases overall up until this point; according to WHO assistant director-general Dr. Bruce Aylward “we will go over 9,000 cases this week. Read Article

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