Sierra Leone still facing Ebola virus

Sierra Leone authorities have affirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization pronounced the most recent West Africa flare-up over.

The nation was proclaimed free of the infection on 7 November, and the locale all in all was cleared when Liberia was affirmed without ebola on Thursday.

Tests on a man who passed on in northern Sierra Leone demonstrated positive, an Ebola test focus representative told the BBC.

The WHO has cautioned, nonetheless, that more flare-ups are normal.

The Sierra Leone passing happened recently.

Ebola test focus representative Sidi Yahya Tunis told the BBC that the patient had kicked the bucket in the Tonkolili region. He had gone there from Kambia, near the fringe with Guinea.

The tests were led by British wellbeing specialists. The BBC’s Umaru Fofana in the capital Freetown said wellbeing authorities were presently critically looking for the individuals who had come into contact with the casualty.

Near 4,000 individuals have passed on of Ebola in Sierra Leone, and 11,000 individuals over the locale, since December 2013.

Liberia was the last nation to see the end of dynamic transmission of Ebola. In any case, it had been announced clear twice some time recently, just for the disease to re-rise.

A nation is viewed as free of human-to-human transmission once two 21-day brooding periods have gone subsequent to the last known case tried negative for a moment time.

The original post appeared on BBC.

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