The cases marked the first known resurgence of the virus in West Africa since the 2016 epidemic that left more than 11,300 dead across the region
West Africa braces to combat first Ebola outbreak in five years as COVID-19 stretches limited health resources
Patients have been isolated and an investigation was ordered to determine the home villages of all who took part in the burial to carry out contact tracing, said head of National Agency for Health Security
National Health Security Agency head Sakoba Keita told local media on Saturday that one of the latest Ebola victims in Guinea was a nurse who fell in late January and was buried on 1 February. Keita also told local media that one patient had escapes but had been found and hospitalised in the capital Conkry.
South African Airways, which ferried 20 Indians from Ebola-hit Liberia on its flight from Johannesburg to Mumbai this morning, said all the passengers had been allowed to fly onwards after a thorough screening for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) after their arrival in Johannesburg.