BRIAN BONDE, ESPN Staff WriterThe World Health Organization says that more than 2,500 people in the United States are currently infected with the Ebola virus, a figure that is expected to rise to more than 5,000 by the end of this week.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that it has tested more than 3,400 people who tested positive for Ebola since the outbreak started in the region last week.
The most recent test was done on Friday.
The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it has had to send people home for days, and has not yet tested all of the remaining Ebola patients.
There is a large outbreak of infections in the U.K. with around 7,000 people currently infected.
The number of people confirmed to be infected has risen by more than 1,000 since the beginning of the week.
In the U!
S., there have been at least 13 confirmed cases.