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Guinea Overcomes Ebola- WHO Declares

The New Year celebration will surely be one of the best ever celebrated in the Republic of Guinea as the World Health Organisation, on Tuesday (December 29, 2015), declared a West African country, free of Ebola virus.
“Today the World Health Organization (WHO) declares the end of Ebola virus transmission in the Republic of Guinea,” a United Nations (UN) agency said in a statement.
In gratification, a survivor of the deadly virus, Alama Kambou Dore, while speaking with an AFP news attributed the development to God
“It’s the best year-end present that God could give to Guinea, and the best news that Guineans could hope for,”
Advising the people to continually stand guide against the virus, a Guinean health worker and Ebola survivor, Alpha Seny Souhmah said that “We have to be very careful, because even if open transmission has been stopped, the disease has not been totally defeated.”
It is however, recalled that Ebola outbreak began in Guinea with a 2-year-old boy in a village in Guéckédou, near the West African country’s borders with Sierra Leone and. The boy died of unidentified causes on Dec. 6, followed a week later by his mother, then 3-year-old sister, then grandmother. Mourners at the grandmother’s funeral brought the virus to other villages.

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