The widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, which has resulted in over 4,500 deaths so far, is also threatening to trigger a food crisis in the three countries already plagued by poverty and hunger. 850 more words
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Mali’s first Ebola victim, a two-year-old girl, has died of the disease amid an alert she travelled across the country by bus while contagious.
The World Health Organisation on Friday said the two-year-old girl was bleeding from her nose during her journey on public transport and may have infected many people. 283 more words
QUESTION: why has the case fatality rate for Montserrado County (Monrovia area) EXPLODED from 58% to 95%?
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In epidemiology, a case fatality risk (CFR) — or case fatality rate, case fatality ratio or just fatality rate — is the proportion of deaths within a designated population of “cases” (people with a medical condition), over the course of the disease.