Guinea Reports New Ebola Cases Shortly After End Of Flare-Up Declared In Sierra Leone

Agence France-Presse: Guinea govt says two people have died from Ebola
“Two people from the same family have died from Ebola in Guinea, the government said Thursday, as the WHO declared a flare-up of the virus in neighboring Sierra Leone over…” (3/18).

CIDRAP News: Cases in Guinea end West Africa’s short-lived Ebola-free status
“…So far there’s no word on the source of infection in the village, and a government spokesman told Reuters that vaccines have been taken to the area, which is now under quarantine…” (Schnirring, 3/17).

Deutsche Welle: Guinea government confirms that two people have died from Ebola
“…The two bodies, belonging to a man and a woman, tested positive for Ebola months after the outbreak had been declared over in the West African country, and mere hours after neighboring Sierra Leone had announced the end of the recent flare-up of the virus there…” (3/18).

Reuters: Guinea says two people tested positive for Ebola
“…Residents and authorities remain on edge across West Africa, though in many areas procedures to combat Ebola remain lax, experts say…” (Samb et al., 3/17).

USA TODAY: New Ebola cases confirmed in Guinea
“…A woman and her 5-year-old son tested positive for the virus and were taken to a treatment center, it said…” (Onyanga-Omara, 3/18).

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