Ebola Cases Might Increase to 10,000 a Week, WHO Warns

October 14, 2014 5:42 PM

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Ebola Cases Might Increase to 10,000 a Week, WHO Warns

According to Dr. Bruce Aylward, assistant director-general at the World Health Organization, there have been about 1,000 new Ebola cases in the affected areas each week for the last four weeks. The number includes suspected, confirmed and probable cases, Fox News reports. The total number of cases in this year’s Ebola outbreak has risen to almost 9,000, with the number of victims rising to almost 4,500 (and this number might be underestimated). According to a recent WHO warning, the number of new cases might increase to 10,000 each week in two months.

According to World Health Organization statistics, the total number of confirmed Ebola cases in this year’s outbreak is 8,914, the vast majority of them in West Africa, and the number of victims totals 4,477 up to this point. Although the previous estimates of the WHO expected the disease to have a ...

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