WHO: Ebola death toll rises to more than 2,700

A total of 2,793 people have now died from Ebola, the World Health Organisation said.

The organisation reported 5,762 cases across five countries, but said the Ebola outbreak was "pretty much contained" in Senegal and Nigeria.

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World Health Organisation: Ebola death toll rises to 932

The World Health Organisation says that the death toll from the Ebola virus has risen to 932, with 45 deaths between August 2-4.

The number of suspected, probable or confirmed cases rose by 108 over the same period to a total of 1,711, WHO said in a statement. Most of the newly reported deaths were in Liberia while the number of cases in Nigeria climbed from 4 to 9, including one previous death.

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