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Oct 6, 2014

Factbox: U.S. faces sixth case of Ebola as American returns for treatment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has seen six cases of the Ebola virus in recent weeks affecting five Americans and a Liberian, raising concerns about wider spread of the disease, which has killed more than 3,400 people and infected nearly 7,500 in the current outbreak centered in West Africa. [ID:nL6N0RY3NA]

All of the Americans contracted the disease while in West Africa and were diagnosed there before returning home for treatment. The Liberian fell ill and tested positive during a visit to Dallas.

Oct 6, 2014