What is the status of the current outbreak in West Africa?
Can the US and Canada be evacuated to other countries in Europe?
Are there any new countries to be added to the list?
And how can we prevent future outbreaks?
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– The BBC’s Duncan MicallefOn Saturday, the World Health Organization said that a total of 10 countries in West Asia, Africa and the Middle East have reported a new case, bringing the total number of cases in the region to 28.
At the same time, it said that one additional country, Algeria, has reported two new cases of the virus, bringing its total to five.
The WHO has said that all cases and deaths in West and Central Africa have been contained.
Meanwhile, officials in the US state of New York confirmed that a man in his 70s who had recently returned from Sierra Leone had tested positive for the virus.
A spokesperson said that he had come to New York from Liberia on Thursday.
A US health official confirmed that the man was in good health, but did not elaborate.
“We have not been able to verify the diagnosis because of the high degree of privacy that a healthcare worker must maintain when talking to the public,” a statement from the White House said.
“But we will work closely with the World Bank and the US Department of Health to determine the facts of this case.”
“Our hearts go out to the family, friends and colleagues of this individual,” it added.
The White House has been calling on people to avoid public gatherings, which are generally associated with people who are ill.
“Our focus is on the health and well-being of Americans in the United States,” the statement said.
“This is not a disease outbreak.
This is a health crisis.”
This is the first outbreak that we’ve had here in the States and we are focused on finding the root causes of this epidemic.
“A number of other states in the Midwest and South have also reported new cases.ABC News’ Chris Gammons contributed to this report.