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Guinea Clears Last Ebola Patient Of Disease, Begins 42-Day Countdown To Ending Epidemic

Reuters: Guinea says has no Ebola cases after last patient recovers
“A baby girl in Guinea, who was the last known Ebola patient in a two-year regional epidemic, has recovered from the disease but remained under surveillance at a medical facility in the capital Conakry on Tuesday, health officials said. The baby’s recovery means that Guinea, the last country still battling the virus, can begin its 42-day countdown to declaring an end to outbreak…” (Samb et al., 11/17).

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