UPDATE 1-WHO revises Ebola death toll lower, virus slowing in Liberia

November 5, 2014 8:58 PM

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GENEVA Nov 5 (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Wednesday it continued to see a slowdown in weekly Ebola cases in Liberia, although incidence of the disease was still rising in Sierra Leone and stable in Guinea.

The three countries have reported 1,828 Ebola cases of the disease over the past 21 days, the maximum incubation period of the virus, and 64 percent of those new cases were in Sierra Leone, 22 percent were in Liberia and 14 percent in Guinea.

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