The West African country of Guinea-Bissau is reporting they have a suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a Guinean who crossed the border, according to a Oeild Afrique report (computer translated).
Health officials tell local media that the suspect case presented with fever and was immediately placed in quarantine.
Guinea-Bissau announced December 4 that it was reopening its borders with Guinea that were closed after 12 August due to the Ebola epidemic raging in the country. A control device was installed and isolation rooms furnished at border crossings.
In Mali, the health ministry has announced they have successfully contained the country’s last confirmed case of the disease. The last Ebola patient survived the disease and was released from hospital on Thursday after testing negative for the Ebola virus.
A total of 8 cases (7 confirmed and 1 probable), including 6 deaths (5 confirmed, 1 probable), have been reported in Mali since the first case was reported October 24, 2014 in a 2-year-old Guinea child.
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