Guinea says monitoring 816 Ebola contacts following flare-up

Guinea says monitoring 816 Ebola contacts following flare-up

الثلاثاء 1437/6/13 هـ الموافق 2016/03/22 م واس

CONAKRY, Jumada II 13, 1437, March 22, 2016, SPA — Guinea’s Ebola coordination unit has traced an estimated 816 people who may have come into contact with victims of the disease or their corpses amid a recent flare-up in a village in the West African country’s southeast, a health official said on Monday, according to Reuters.

“Since the start of the tracing on Saturday, we have traced 816 contacts in 107 families,” Fode Tass Sylla, spokesman for the coordination unit, said on state television.

–SPA
02:37 LOCAL TIME 23:37 GMT