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Guinea Ebola outbreak under control: foreign minister

Published on Apr 15, 2014 3:56 AM

PRETORIA (AFP) - Guinea's Foreign Minister Francois Fall said on Monday the west African country had brought the spread of the deadly Ebola virus under control after more than 100 people have died.

"We are pleased to say we have controlled the spread of the epidemic," Fall told reporters after meeting his South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in Pretoria.

"We have even managed to cure some of those infected."

The outbreak is one of the most deadly, with 168 cases "clinically compatible" with Ebola virus disease reported, including 108 deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its latest update on Monday.

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