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248 cases, 148 deaths

17 Apr, 2014

A total of 248 suspected cases and 148 deaths due to the virus are reported in West Africa. Guinea reports 197 clinical cases, including 122 deaths, with a growing amount in Conakry. Of 24 health workers infected, 13 have died. In Sierra Leone, 15 people are under surveillance but no confirmed cases are found. Tests are negative in several deaths in Mali feared to have been caused by the disease.