Ebola spreading intensely in Sierra Leone as toll rises: WHO

November 19, 2014 6:05 PM

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Ebola spreading intensely in Sierra Leone as toll rises: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,420 deaths out of 15,145 cases in eight countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, with transmission of the deadly virus still "intense and widespread" in Sierra Leone.

The figures, through Nov. 16, represent a jump of 243 deaths and 732 cases since those issued last Friday, and cases continue to be under-reported, the WHO said in its latest update.

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