Since then, the organization has dispatched nine additional updates on a ballooning outbreak that’s received modest notice in the West, but has sent waves of panic across the African continent.
March 24: The outbreak is “rapidly evolving.” 59 dead. 86 confirmed cases.
March 27: The sickness spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. 66 dead. 103 confirmed cases.
March 30: “This is a rapidly changing situation,” WHO reported. 70 dead. 112 confirmed cases.
April 3: Ebola “has a case fatality rate of up to 90 percent,” the organization said. 83 dead. 127 confirmed cases.If you have not read The Hot Zone, I encourage you to do so. Be afraid. Be very afraid.