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Death Toll of Ebola Goes to 2,288 - Nearly Half in Past 21 Days

by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on  September 10, 2014 at 5:28 PM Tropical Disease News   - G J E 4
The Ebola epidemic in west Africa has claimed 2,288 lives, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, stressing that nearly half of the total cases had died in less than a month.
 Death Toll of Ebola Goes to 2,288 - Nearly Half in Past 21 Days
Death Toll of Ebola Goes to 2,288 - Nearly Half in Past 21 Days
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As of September 6, 2,288 people had died in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Libera out of 4,269 cases, the UN's health agency said, pointing out that 47 percent of the deaths and 49 percent of the cases had come in the prior 21 days.

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Another eight people have died in Nigeria out of 21 cases, while one case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, WHO said.

Source: AFP
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