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Ebola death toll hits 4,000


The World Health Organization announced that the death toll for the Ebola outbreak in Africa has hit 4,000 deaths, a majority of those deaths are from Africa with The United States seeing it's first death this week.

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Re: Ebola death toll hits 4,000


Yep, and a wee bit of [sign in to see URL] back in 1999, when flu deaths hit a peak, 36,000 died of the flu. But on AVERAGE the CDC estimates about more like 23,607 per year.
An epidemic is an [sign in to see URL] news just makes some sound much worse.

Or to look at it without an epidemic...

Every 53 minutes on average, someone is killed in a drunk driving crash (9,878 people in total in 2011).

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Re: Ebola death toll hits 4,000


it's definitely being blown out of proportion by the media, especially by Fox News with its lets all panic about the Zombie Apocalypse coverage.

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Re: Ebola death toll hits 4,000


[sign in to see URL] hyping the story and causing a panic.

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