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Mali government, UN declare country Ebola-free

Jan 19, 2015    

Bamako: The Mali government and the United Nations have declared the country free of Ebola after registering 42 days without any new cases of the deadly virus."I declare this day... the end of the epidemic of the Ebola virus in Mali," Health Minister Ousmane Kone said yesterday.The west African country "had come out" of the epidemic, confirmed Ibrahima Soce Fall, the head of the Malian office of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).Seven people died of Ebola in Mali. The first fatality in October was a two-year-old girl brought from neighbouring ...

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