Two dead from Ebola in Guinea

Two dead from Ebola in Guinea

Two bodies tested positive for Ebola in Guinea, the government said on Thursday, the first re-emergence of the virus in the West-African country since the outbreak there was declared over there in December.

Test samples from the two patients “revealed the presence of the Ebola haemorrhagic fever virus,” the government said in a statement, while officials feared further suspected cases.

“For now, we have two confirmed cases and three suspected cases,” Ibrahima Sylla, a spokesman for the national coordination for the fight against Ebola, added.

The cases emerged from the same family out of Koropara, in the N’Zerekore prefecture, about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) southeast of capital Conakrym. Read more

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