Ebola death rate rises to 70%: WHO

Oct 15, 2014

Ebola death rate rises to 70%: WHO

The death rate in the Ebola epidemic raging in West Africa has reached around 70 percent, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. “What we’re finding is 70 percent mortality,” said Bruce Aylward, assistant director general of the WHO. The number of cases is continuing ...

Mar 28, 2013

Elderly 3/11 nuke evacuee deaths spiked

by Mizuho Aoki

The mortality rate of elderly nursing-care facility residents in Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, jumped nearly 2.7 times after they evacuated the city in the days after the March 11, 2011, nuclear disaster, a study finds.