Ebola death toll tops 5,000; Mali quarantines 90 – By Joe Penney and Stephanie Nebehay

BAMAKO/GENEVA (Reuters) – The death of a nurse in Mali from Ebola prompted on Wednesday the quarantine of more than 90 people in the West African country’s capital, as the World Health Organization said the disease had now claimed at least 5,160 lives. The worst outbreak of the virus on record has ravaged the impoverished West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea and led to a global watch for cases outside the region. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

 

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