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West Africa’s Ebola Death Toll At 147, WHO Says

Media sources report on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Associated Press: Ebola death toll in West Africa rises to 147
“The World Health Organization says 147 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. In a statement posted on its website, the organization said more than 240 cases of the virus have been recorded in Guinea and Liberia…” (4/23).

Washington Post: The African Ebola outbreak that shows no sign of slowing
“…There are several theories explaining the outbreak, Africa’s worst in seven years and the first to kill in the continent’s west…” (McCoy, 4/23).

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