Ebola toll jumps to 467, worst outbreak on record

July 1, 2014 9:33 PM

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Ebola toll jumps to 467, worst outbreak on record

Geneva: The number of deaths attributed to an epidemic of Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone stood at 467 by Monday, out of 759 known cases in total, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday.

The outbreak of the deadly disease is already the largest and deadliest ever, according to the WHO, which previously put the death toll at 399 as of June 23, out of 635 cases.

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