• Texas nurse declared Ebola-free: family
  • CDC requires 21-day watch for all travelers from West Africa
  • Cuba sends more doctors to Ebola-hit west Africa as vaccine race heats up
  • Panama bans travelers from Ebola-hit West Africa
  • Ebola riot in SLeone kills two as WHO to launch vaccine trials
  • Study reveals recalled dietary supplements with banned ingredients return to the market
  • Renee Zellwegger speaks about her appearance, says she is happier
  • Thomas Eric Duncan's fiancee set to finish Ebola quarantine on Monday
  • Nearly three-fourths of Americans support travel ban from Ebola-hit countries
  • Giving expensive hepatitis treatment to prisoners may be financially wiser option

Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital: UNICEF

Posted at :
Ebola epidemic spreads Guinea s capital UNICEF

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.