WHO: Ebola outbreak needs urgent action


0 comments Travel Deals $499 & up — Bermuda Weeklong Cruises w/Extras   See all travel deals » Makiko Kitamura, BLOOMBERG Posted: Friday, June 27, 2014, 1:08 AM Health authorities struggling to control the worst outbreak of Ebola on record said drastic action is needed to prevent more deaths. More than 390 people have died in the outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, the World Health Organization said in a statement Thursday. That toll is greater than the 280 people killed in 1976, when the virus was first identified near the Ebola River in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. The WHO plans to meet with health ministers from 11 countries Wednesday and Thursday in…

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