Ebola Cases Could Zoom to 10,000 a Week, WHO Warns

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The Ebola epidemic could get dramatically worse with the rate of infection soaring to 10,000 new cases every week unless drastic measures are not taken within the next two months, the World Health Organization said today.

That staggering figure is approximately 10 times higher than the current rate of infection, but WHO Assistant Director General Dr. Bruce Aylward said that it could easily get that dramatic if steps are not taken now.

“A lot more people will die,” Aylward said if more on-the-ground prevention measures are not put in place in the next 60 days.

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