Ebola death toll now 5,420

  • The death toll from the ebola virus had risen to 5,420 as of November 16th according to the World Health Organisation. 
  • WHO says 240 people died from the virus in the last 7 days. 
  • Reported case incidence has slowed in Guinea and Liberia but continues to rise in Sierra Leone. 
  • WHO says that outbreaks in Liberia and Guinea now driven by 'intense transmission in several key districts. 

WHO report