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WHO: Magnitude of West Africa's Ebola outbreak has been 'vastly underestimated'

WHO: Ebola outbreak has been 'vastly underestimated'

The World Health Organization said Thursday that the scale of West Africa's Ebola outbreak, already the biggest ever, appeared to have been "vastly underestimated."

The reported death toll stood at 1,069, but WHO said that staff at outbreak sites reported evidence that there could be far more infections and deaths. Consequently, WHO said it was ordering "a massive scaling up of the international response." Read more at BBC News.