W.H.O Declares Sierra Leone Ebola Free

 W.H.O Declares Sierra Leone Ebola Free

who-logo1The World Health Organisation has declared Sierra Leone free of the Ebola virus.
The declaration marked the second time that western Africa rids itself of Ebola.
It said two incubation cycles of the virus passed since the last person confirmed to have Ebola virus disease in the country was tested negative for a second time.
WHO said this marked another milestone in the country’s effort to defeat Ebola, hailing its government, partners and people on the effective, swift response to this latest outbreak.
The organization also revealed that Sierra Leone,Liberia and Guinea are still at risk of Ebola flare-ups, largely due to virus persistence in some survivors, and must remain on high alert and ready to respond.


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