Here’s How Many People Have Died From Ebola So Far

Updating: At least 4,555 people have died from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization. Another strain of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed at least 41.

The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it could soon declare the Ebola crisis over in Nigeria and Senegal. Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed

There is also a separate Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO said.

The agency said that the outbreak in DRC is a distinct and independent event, with no relationship to the outbreak in West Africa. Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed

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