Mali reports three suspected Ebola cases

Mali's health minister says three suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been detected in the country after an outbreak in Guinea.

The priority of the teams on site is to identify patients with Ebola symptoms and isolate them, while providing high-quality care. (Kjell Gunnar BeraasMédecins Sans Frontières)

(Photo: Médecins Sans Frontières)

Mali says it has detected three suspected victims of Ebola, the deadly disease that has killed 84 people in Guinea.

"Three suspected cases of haemorrhagic fever have been detected in the country. Samples have been taken and sent abroad for analysis," the country's health minister Ousmane Kone said on Thursday.

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Published 4 April 2014 at 8:40am
Source: AAP