WHO Revises Ebola Death Toll, Lowers Numbers Of Deaths In Liberia

December 1, 2014 9:07 PM

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GENEVA, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A surge in Ebola deaths reported by the World Health Organization at the weekend arose from about 1,000 Liberian deaths wrongly ascribed to the disease, the WHO said, and were removed from an updated data set released on Monday.

The revised data from the World Health Organization shows the three worst hit countries have suffered 5,987 deaths, nearly 1,000 fewer than previously reported.

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