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By the numbers

90%

The survival rate for Ebola patients treated with two new experimental drugs. The usual Ebola survival rate is around 50 percent.

$1.23 trillion

The projected borrowing by the federal government in 2019, more than double the government debt in 2017.

146

The number of judges President Donald Trump has appointed to federal courts, nearly 17 percent of the federal judiciary.

760,000

The number of illegal immigrants U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended at the southern U.S. border from October 2018 to July 2019.

27%

The share of U.S. millennials in a July YouGov poll who reported having no close friends.