A report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday confirmed that at least 2,296 [which has now risen to over 2,400] people had died from Ebola, a jump of nearly 200 deaths in just one day. And this figure didn’t even account for the number of deaths in Liberia, the hardest-hit nation in the current Ebola outbreak, for which current data has yet to be released. As of September 6, WHO was aware of 4,293 confirmed cases of Ebola in West Africa, minus any new ones in Liberia. Within the next two to three weeks, however, WHO expects that number to jump dramatically, along with total deaths, as Liberian health officials release new figures taking into account exponential disease spread. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf told the media on the same day as the WHO announcement that her country is in major trouble, lacking adequate supplies and international support. She says the dwindling number of remaining health workers is struggling to keep up with the rate of disease spread, and that it could be weeks before things relent. Full Story