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How many *additional countries will report *cases of the Ebola virus as of 9 May 2014?

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None

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Predicted: 97.65%

Actual: 100.00%

One or two

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Predicted: 2.27%

Actual: 0.00%

Between three and five, inclusive

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Predicted: 0.03%

Actual: 0.00%

More than five

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Predicted: 0.04%

Actual: 0.00%

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May 09, 2014 @ 09:00am PDT

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kogo   •   Mon May 05 2014 at 11:31am PDT

From the World Health Organization website at (http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_05_02_ebola/en/): “As the incubation period for EVD can be up to 3 weeks, it is likely that … additional suspected cases may also be identified in neighbouring countries.”

Trevor   •   Fri Apr 18 2014 at 02:39pm PDT

Trevor   •   Fri Apr 18 2014 at 09:37am PDT

“The WHO said earlier this month it would take two to four months to contain the outbreak, which it said had been one of the most challenging it had ever faced.” http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/17/us-guinea-ebola-idUSBREA3G11W20140417

Paul Theron   •   Wed Apr 16 2014 at 12:06pm PDT

The latest WHO report suggests that the situation is stabilising:
http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_04_14_ebola/en/

Paul Theron   •   Wed Apr 16 2014 at 12:05pm PDT

Hang on Pete, additional “refers to countries with no reported cases of Ebola in the 2014 outbreak as of 9 April that report at least one case of the virus after that date (e.g., Guinea, Liberia, and Mali do not count)”

SneakyPete   •   Wed Apr 16 2014 at 12:27pm PDT

Whooops…. Missed that. Thanks

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