Miami Hospital Reports Potential Ebola Case

While details of the case and patient are not immediately known, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said earlier that a potential case of Ebola is being treated at a Miami-are hospital. This comes as the WHO reports a surge of "many thousands of new cases" in Liberia in recent days and fears rise that the dreadful disease could be spread by animals.

 

Source: HealthMap

As NBC Miami reports,

A potential case of Ebola is being treated at a Miami-area hospital, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.

 

The details of the case and patient weren't immediately known.

And via Bloomberg, the outbreak continues to explode...

  • *MANY NEW EBOLA CASES SEEN IN LIBERIA OVER 3 WEEKS: WHO
  • *WHO SAYS LIBERIA HAS HIGHEST NUMBER OF EBOLA CASES, DEATHS


The World Health organization estimates 1,000 beds urgently needed to treat patients.

Liberia has the highest cumulative number of reported cases and deaths

And then there is Reuters...

Scientists have created a new map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak and say regions likely to be home to animals harbouring the virus are more widespread than previously feared, particularly in West Africa.

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