Latest News Wires Up to 1.4 million Africans could be infected with Ebola by 2015, US officials say

US health officials announced their estimate after world organizations warned the deadly virus might become a permanent part of west African life.

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Global experts issued stark new warnings of the scale of West Africa's Ebola outbreak on Tuesday, with the U.S. government estimating between 550,000 and 1.4 million people might be infected in the region by January.