Guinea reports first Ebola deaths since 2016, as DR Congo battles fresh outbreak

//Guinea reports first Ebola deaths since 2016, as DR Congo battles fresh outbreak

Guinea reports first Ebola deaths since 2016, as DR Congo battles fresh outbreak

Four people have died of Ebola in the West African country of Guinea in the first resurgence of the disease in five years, according to the country’s health minister.Remy Lamah said officials were “really concerned” about the deaths, the first since a 2013-2016 epidemic – which began in Guinea – left 11,300 dead across the region.One of the latest victims in Guinea was a nurse who fell ill in late January and was buried on February 1, National Health Security Agency head Sakoba Keita told local…

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