WHO Reports Ebola Death Toll Over 1000

The Ebola virus has killed 1,013 people and infected another 1,848, latest World Health Organisation data showed.

 

The fatalities include 52 deaths recorded between August 7-9 in three West African countries at the centre of the epidemic Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – according to the data released late Monday.

 

During the period, Guinea had six additional deaths and 11 new cases, Liberia had 29 more deaths and 45 cases while Sierra Leone saw 17 new fatalities and 13 cases.

 

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Dan Mullin is an active writer and editor for the Pluto Daily who covered the 2014 Ebola Outbreak. Mullin attended the Wake Forest School of Medicine before leaving to pursue his lifelong science goal of allowing humans to live forever via a computer/brain transfer.