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Global Ebola death toll passes 1,000: WHO

Doctor for tropical medicine Florian Steiner (R) and ward physician Thomas Klotzkowski step out of a disinfection chamber after cleaning their protective suits, at the quarantine station for patients with infectious diseases at the Charite hospital in Berlin August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

GENEVA: The Ebola virus has killed 1,013 people and infected another 1,848, latest World Health Organisation data showed.

The fatalities include 52 deaths recorded between August 7-9 in the four West African countries at the centre of the epidemic -- Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria -- according to the data released late Monday.

 

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