Updated figures on the WHO website showed that 18,188 cases have
been recorded in the three nations in the worst outbreak of the
disease on record.
The viral haemorrhagic fever was first detected in the southeastern
forest region of Guinea early this year before spreading to
neighbors Liberia and Sierra Leone, which now has the highest number
of infections, according to the WHO.
(Reporting by Bate Felix; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
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