Ebola Outbreak Death toll now 8153

The World Health Organization also stated that at least 20,656 confirmed cases of the disease have been recorded.

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An Ebola burial team carries the body of a woman through New Kru Town, a suburb of Monrovia, Liberia on Oct. 10, 2014. play

An Ebola burial team carries the body of a woman through New Kru Town, a suburb of Monrovia, Liberia on Oct. 10, 2014.

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The death toll for the current Ebola outbreak has now risen to 8,153, the World Health Organization said on Monday, January 5.

The WHO also stated that at least 20,656 confirmed cases of the disease have been recorded.

The U.N. agency also added that 2,915 patients had died in Sierra Leone, 3,471 in Liberia and 1,767 in Guinea.

The three West African countries have been the most affected by the outbreak which is the worst ever recorded.

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