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Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital: UNICEF

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Ebola epidemic spreads Guinea s capital UNICEF
Photo Credit: DESIREY MINKOH AFP

Guinea - An Ebola epidemic which has already killed dozens of people in Guinea's southern forests has spread to the capital Conakry, the United Nations' childrens agency said on Sunday.

"At least 59 out of 80 who contracted Ebola across the West African country have died so far. Over the past few days, the deadly haemorrhagic fever has quickly spread from the communities of Macenta, Gueckedou, and Kissidougou to the capital, Conakry," UNICEF said in a statement emailed to AFP.

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