Possibility Ebola spreads to Sierra Leone

2014-03-25 17:47
Officials from the World Health Organisation wearing protective gear as they prepare to enter Kagadi Hospital in Uganda. (AFP, File)

Officials from the World Health Organisation wearing protective gear as they prepare to enter Kagadi Hospital in Uganda. (AFP, File)

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Freetown - Sierra Leone's health ministry said on Tuesday it was investigating two suspected cases of the Ebola virus as neighbouring Guinea struggled to contain an outbreak of the deadly virus.

"We still do not have any confirmed cases of Ebola in the country. What we do have are suspected cases which our health teams are investigating and taking blood samples from people who had come in contact with those suspected to have the virus," chief medical officer Brima Kargbo told reporters.

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