Ebola death toll tops 1,200, with 84 new fatalities – outbreak rapidly spiraling out of control

The Extinction Protocol

August 2014AFRICA– As West African nations grapple with the worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the death toll had exceeded 1,200 and announced increased efforts to forestall hunger in areas isolated by quarantine measures. The figure offered a familiar, grim picture of the spread of Ebola, which international health specialists say has been outpacing containment efforts since its identification in March. Mr. Brown was also quoted as saying that 17 people believed to have been infected with Ebola who were missing from a quarantine center in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, over the weekend had been found and transferred to a specialist treatment center. The only hint of relief came from Dakar, Senegal, where Liberia’s information minister, Lewis Brown, was quoted by Reuters as saying that three African doctors treated in the country with the experimental drug ZMapp were showing “remarkable…

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