Ebola vaccines reach Guinea – World

In the West African country of Guinea, 11,000 doses of the vaccine against Ebola arrived on Monday evening. In recent days, the virus has resurfaced there, for the first time since the major outbreak between 2014 and 2016.

The 11,300 doses provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) should normally have arrived in Guinea by Sunday, but the plane could not land and had to be diverted. The vaccination will start on Tuesday. On Wednesday, 8,700 additional doses are expected from the US in Guinea.

Infection with the Ebola virus usually leads to a high fever and internal bleeding, and often ends fatal. The latest outbreak in West Africa recorded approximately 28,000 infections and 11,310 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierre Leone between 2014 and 2016. The virus has also recently re-emerged in Congo

The 11,300 doses provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) should normally have arrived in Guinea by Sunday, but the plane could not land and had to be diverted. The vaccination will start on Tuesday. On Wednesday, 8,700 additional doses are expected from the US in Guinea. Infection with the Ebola virus usually leads to a high fever and internal bleeding, and often ends fatal. The latest outbreak in West Africa recorded approximately 28,000 infections and 11,310 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierre Leone between 2014 and 2016. The virus has also recently re-emerged in Congo

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