Ebola death toll rises in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

The death toll from Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has risen to 467.
The death toll from Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has risen to 467. Credit: Reuters

The death toll from the Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has risen to 467, out of 759 cases, according to the World Health Organization.

The figures include confirmed, probable and suspected cases.

A previous WHO update put the death toll at 399 as of June 23, out of 635 cases.

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