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World Health Organization Predicts 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week in Africa

October 14, 2014

Great.

Tell me again why we can’t stop flights from West Africa to America?

From the Associated Press…

WHO: 10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen

West Africa could face up to 10,000 new Ebola cases a week within two months, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday, adding that the death rate in the current outbreak has risen to 70 percent.

WHO assistant director-general Dr. Bruce Aylward gave the grim figures during a news conference in Geneva. Previously, the agency had estimated the Ebola mortality rate at around 50 percent overall. In contrast, in events such as flu pandemics, the death rate is typically under 2 percent.

Acknowledging that Ebola was “a high mortality disease,” Aylward said the U.N. health agency was still focused on trying to get sick people isolated and provide treatment as early as possible.

Meanwhile, progressives are accusing Republicans of causing the spread of Ebola…

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