UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

March 12, 2015 5:48 PM

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GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says its tally of Ebola deaths has passed the grim milestone of 10,000, mostly in West Africa.

The Geneva-based agency said Thursday that Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone alone had reported 10,004 confirmed, probable and suspected deaths from Ebola since the outbreak began more than a year ago. There have also been eight deaths in Nigeria, six in Mali and one in the United States.

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