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Wednesday 17 February 2021

Nigeria Issues Red Alert Over Ebola Outbreak

 Nigerian authorities have put health workers on red alert following the resurgence of Ebola epidemic in Guinea.

Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said they would monitor all entry points to pick out any suspected cases, local media reports.

He said Nigeria was ready to send volunteers to support the World Health Organization's measures to contain the disease's spread in Guinea.

The minister said they were following developments in Guinea with concern.

Guinea has registered a fourth death linked to the disease.

The 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa left more than 11,000 people dead.

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