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A baby born from healthy parents suffering from Ebola in a locality of Lower Guinea


APA-Conakry (Guinea)

A baby born from "healthy parents" tested positive to Ebola virus in the prefecture of Forecariah, not far from the Sierra Leonean border, revealed this Sunday, Fodé Tass Sylla, communications officer of the national response coordination against this epidemic which has already killed more than 3,000 people.

Speaking on the airwaves of a local radio, the communications officer of the national response coordination against Ebola, estimated that the newborn's disease, is part of "atypical cases" in the spread of this devastating disease.

Fodé Tass Sylla said in the aftermath, that the Guinean Prime Minister Mohamed Said Fofana and his government have been made aware of this new contamination that affects a baby, whose parents are declared "healthy" by the results of specialized laboratories in the detection of this disease.

To date, only four confirmed cases are reported in Guinea, and three suspects, he said.

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