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First case of Ebola confirmed in Senegal - health minister
August 29, 2014 / 12:35 PM / 3 years ago

First case of Ebola confirmed in Senegal - health minister

DAKAR, Aug 29 (Reuters) - The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for the business and aid community in West Africa, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.

The minister said the case was a Guinean national who had arrived from the neighbouring West African country, where the deadly virus was first detected in March. (Reporting by Diadie Ba; Writing by Daniel Flynn; Editing by Emma Farge)

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