Guinea Declares Health Emergency As Ebola Outbreak Worsens – 15 August 2014

RT logoGuinea has declared a “health emergency” as the number of people killed by the Ebola virus in the West African nation reached 377. More flights to West African countries have been cancelled as the region waits for the arrival of experimental drugs.

Guinean President Alpha Conde has announced a series of measures aimed to limit the spread of the disease including travel restrictions, strict controls at border points and a complete ban on moving bodies “from one town to another until the end of the epidemic.”

All suspected victims will also be forced to go to hospital until they are clear of infection.

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