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WHO reports Ebola cases believed to now top 10,000
WHO reports Ebola cases believed to now top 10,000

More than 10,000 people in West Africa are believed to have contracted Ebola in the biggest outbreak of the deadly disease, and nearly 5,000 have died, according to the latest World Health Organization report, amid concerns about a potential spread of the disease in Mali. Fears rose about how many people may have been infected by a 2-year-old girl before she died Friday in Mali. The child was taken by her grandmother from Guinea to the western Mali town of Kayes by bus, a journey of almost 700 miles. The child was symptomatic – and therefore infectious – for much of the journey, according to the WHO. For part of the journey she was bleeding from the nose. Malian authorities...

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