Four Ebola Deaths In Guinea, The First Since 2016 – Health Minister – Newspot


(FILES) This file photo taken on June 28, 2014 shows a member of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated. – (Photo by CELLOU BINANI / AFP)



Four people have died of Ebola in Guinea, the first resurgence of the haemorrhagic fever in the West African nation since a 2013-2016 epidemic left thousands dead, Health Minister Remy Lamah said Saturday.


“We are really concerned,” Lamah said.

“There have already been four deaths from Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the (southeast) region of Nzerekore”,  the minister added.

(FILES) this file photo taken on August 16, 2014 shows a girl suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus having her temperature checked at the government hospital in Kenema. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA / AFP)

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