Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 7:52
Global Ebola outbreak deaths exceed 4,000 - WHO
The World Health Organization says that the number of deaths attributed to the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000.
The latest figures show there have been 4,024 confirmed or suspected deaths in the worst-affected West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Eight deaths are linked to the haemorrhagic fever in Nigeria and one in the US.
In total, there have been 8,399 confirmed or suspected cases, mostly in West Africa.