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Ebola death toll surpasses 4,000

The death toll in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has now surpassed the 4,000 mark, according to the World Health organization.

In a report released Friday, the WHO confirmed the current death toll at 4,033 — all but nine of which were in the countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The report broke down the death toll by country:

  • Liberia: 2,316
  • Sierra Leone: 930
  • Guinea: 778
  • Nigeria: 8
  • United States: 1

In the seven countries that have a registered case of Ebola — Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Spain and the United States — a total of 8,399 confirmed and probable cases have been reported to date.

The WHO report can be read below:

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