" --IANS/WAM"
Geneva, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) The death toll from West Africa's Ebola outbreak risen to 932 after 45 patients died between Aug 2-4, with the total number of cases rising to 1,711 in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Wednesday.

The new figures come Wednesday as authorities in Nigeria confirmed the death of a nurse of Ebola.

Saudi Arabia's health ministry also announced the death of a Saudi man who was being treated for Ebola-like symptoms a hospital in Jeddah.

WHO said 108 new cases were reported between Saturday and Monday in the four African countries.

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a viral haemorrhagic fever.

--IANS/WAM

sd


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 

PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002394113
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.


STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for Middleeast


 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.