Ebola Outbreak Claims 2,000 Victims, Kills More Than Half; Experimental Drugs Are On The Way

14 Aug, 2014

Source: Medical Daily


The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is completely out of control, and will most likely get much worse before it can get any better. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that rates of infection have continued to rise, affecting 1,975 people, with more than half dead.

The numbers come as the WHO, African governments, and other health organizations work frantically to control what has now become the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. In just the past two days, there were an additional 127 cases and 56 deaths, CNN reported. The majority of the cases have occurred in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria.

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