West Africa: Ebola Virus Transmission Stopped in Guinea

[UN News] The United Nations health agency today declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in Guinea, where the epidemic began two years ago before spreading to neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone and, ultimately by land and air travel to seven other countries, killing over 11,300 people.

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After Ebola

TRAVELLERS shuffle past temperature checks as they disembark at the tiny airport in Monrovia. Buckets of chlorinated hand-wash sit dutifully outside public buildings, and adverts describing the grim symptoms of Ebola are displayed across city walls. Two months after Liberia was (for the second time) declared safe, the ghosts of the virus lurk.

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