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September 23rd, 2014
09:17 PM ET

CDC: Number of Ebola cases could rise to 1.4 million by January

The CDC now estimates that as many as many as 1.4 million people in the hot zone of Liberia and Sierra Leone could become infected with the deadly Ebola virus in the next four months.

This, as the World Health Organization says the fatality rate for this outbreak is now 71 percent.

One of the most dangerous jobs in the hot zone is transporting the dead.

CNN's Senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen is OutFront from Monrovia, Liberia.

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