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Schools Reopen In Ebola-Hit Guinea, Showing Cautious Signs Of Recovery

Devex: Why reopening schools today in Ebola-hit Guinea isn’t just about education
“…The Guinean minister of health announced Friday that schools will reopen [Monday], only days after a World Health Organization report stated that new Ebola cases were at their lowest in the country since August. … According to experts, getting kids back to school is a crucial step as the crisis winds down…” (Anders, 1/19).

Agence France-Presse: Schools reopening as W. Africa turns page on Ebola epidemic
“Children on Monday trickled back to school in Guinea, where the Ebola epidemic broke out in December 2013, as West Africa cautiously began turning the page on the deadly outbreak. Schools in neighboring Liberia will reopen on February 2, while Sierra Leone, the country with the largest number of Ebola cases, has yet to set an official date…” (Bah, 1/19).

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