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Good News: Mali has not had a case of Ebola for three weeks

WEST AFRICA-Thursday 18 December 2014 – 11:16am GENEVA – Mali has not had a case of Ebola for three weeks, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, completing one of the two incubation periods the country needs to be declared free of the virus. “No new cases have been reported in Mali since 24 November.” The UN agency said in its latest situation report on the outbreak focused on west Africa. It added: “The...

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Ebola outbreak: Mali’s last known case recovered and released

The last Ebola patient being treated in Mali has survived the disease and been released, the Health Ministry said Friday, leaving no known Ebola outbreak cases in the West African country. Mali had recorded eight cases of Ebola, all of them linked to people who crossed from neighboring Guinea. The country now has no confirmed or suspected cases, according to the ministry, but authorities are still monitoring 26 people who had contact with the sick....

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