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Guinea Arrests Suspects In Ebola Worker Murders, Takes Steps To Educate Public On Disease

News outlets discuss efforts in Guinea to prosecute those responsible for the murders of eight Ebola workers, as another Ebola team is attacked, and to educate the public about the disease.

Agence France-Presse: Guinea arrests 27 over Ebola health team murders
“Police in Guinea have arrested 27 suspects over the murders of an eight-member Ebola education team attacked by angry locals in an area at the epicenter of the outbreak, the government said on Wednesday…” (9/24).

Associated Press: Red Cross team attacked while burying Ebola dead
“A Red Cross team was attacked while collecting bodies believed to be infected with Ebola in southeastern Guinea, the latest in a string of assaults that are hindering efforts to control West Africa’s current outbreak…” (Diallo/DiLorenzo, 9/24).

VOA News: In Guinea, 2,000 Young People to Educate Public on Ebola
“The Guinean government says it is sending 2,000 young people door to door to educate families about Ebola. The initiative comes after the brutal killings of eight health workers and journalists as they traveled in the southeast as part of a government convoy to raise awareness about the virus…” (Camara, 9/24).