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Ebola cases in Sierra Leone have spiked from 16 on May 27 to 50, and Guinea has 10 new cases and Liberia 1.
Guinea has reported 7 new cases, the WHO says, and Sierra Leone reported 8.
It is now the largest, deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.
The lion's share of cases have been in Sierra Leone, and MSF calls the outbreak "out of control."
The WHO notes 15 new deaths, but it revised the number of confirmed deaths downward.
A special gathering convened by the WHO next week in Ghana will address the 'drastic measures' needed to curb the disease in West Africa.
A complex set of factors, including fear and public misperceptions, is fueling West Africa's Ebola outbreak.
Health ministers from 11 African nations and partners adopt a basic strategy to battle the disease.
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