99 Ebola cases in past week, nearly two-thirds in Sierra Leone: WHO

February 25, 2015 7:59 PM

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99 Ebola cases in past week, nearly two-thirds in Sierra Leone: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone reported 99 new confirmed Ebola cases in the week to Feb. 22, down from 128 the previous week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

Sierra Leone accounted for the bulk of the latest infections with 63, signaling a halt to a steep decline recorded from December through January, followed by Guinea with 35 and Liberia just a single case, the U.N. agency said in its weekly report.

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