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Fourth person dies of Ebola in Guinea

    A fourth person has died of Ebola in Guinea in the latest flare up of an epidemic that has killed more than 11,300 people in that country, Sierra Leone and Liberia since 2013 but now claims few victims. The young girl who was hospitalized at the Ebola treatment centre in Nzerekore

Ebola outbreak in Guinea – Two new cases confirmed

Two new Ebola cases have been confirmed in Guinea, almost three months after it celebrated the end of the outbreak. Three other members of the family are suspected to have recently died from the virus. The cases were reported in the southern region of Nzerekore, where the outbreak began in December 2013. The

Ebola – What they are not telling you

Canadian scientists have shown that the deadliest form of the ebola virus could be transmitted by air between species. This is not the information on your telly. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the infection gets into humans through close contact with the blood, secretions, organs and other bodily fluids. Right now in

Ebola in Ghana?

A 12-year-old girl who died of viral fever did not have Ebola, blood tests have revealed. Samples of blood collected from the girl suspected to have died of the deadly Ebola virus was analysed by the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR). The test result did not however indicate the actual