Liberia women walk past a sign warning people of the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia. (AP/Abbas Dulleh)
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The death toll from Ebola has passed 4,000, the World Health Organization warned, as authorities worldwide tried to prevent panic over the deadly disease and a Spanish nurse fought for her life in hospital.The WHO said 4,033 people have died from Ebola as of October 8 out of a total of 8,399 registered cases in seven countries. Almost all the deaths have occurred in west Africa, but after Romero's death fears spread beyond that region about the world's worst-ever Ebola epidemic.Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy visited the hospital, where Romero, who caught Ebola while caring for the missionaries, was said to be in a "stable but serious" condition.The United Nations and leaders of the Ebola-stricken nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone pleaded for greater help for the frontline of the disease in Africa.Brazilian health officials Friday quarantined a Guinean man feared to have Ebola, but stressed it was a precautionary measure and the man no longer had a fever or other symptoms.
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