An sign explaining the symptoms of Ebola stands inside a hall for arriving passengers at the international airport in Guatemala City October 13, 2014.© REUTERS/ Josue Decavele
The number of deaths, caused by Ebola virus, has increased by more than 300 in five days, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported Wednesday. According to the situation report, released by WHO on Wednesday, "a total of 4,877 deaths have been reported." Moreover, "a total of 9,936 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola virus disease have been reported in five affected countries (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Spain, and the United States of America) and two previously affected countries (Nigeria and Senegal) up to the end of 19 October." As of October 14, the organization reported about 4,546 deaths and 9,191 virus cases.