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Impact of Ebola Outbreak Grows with Reports of New Cases

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:24:05 +0000

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Ebola outbreak continues to spread with an additional 113 cases reported over two days.

The virus has killed at least 1,229 and sickened 1,011 more, according to numbers released Tuesday by the World Health Organization.

The outbreak is already the deadliest on record and has shown no signs of slowing. About 44.2 percent of all Ebola deaths since the virus was discovered in 1976 have occurred since March 2014, according to WHO data.

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