Liberia's sole remaining known Ebola patient dies

2015-03-28 09:49

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Monrovia - A Liberian woman who was the country's sole remaining known Ebola patient died on Friday at a treatment centre in the capital, said Francis Ketteh, acting head of the country's Ebola response team.

The case was Liberia's first in weeks and it set back efforts to halt a virus that has killed more than 10 000 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

Authorities say the woman may have contracted Ebola through sex with a survivor.

Read more on:    liberia  |  ebola  |  west africa

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