Ebola Outbreak In Guinea Is Over: World Health Organisation

December 29, 2015 11:13 AM

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Ebola Outbreak In Guinea Is Over: World Health Organisation

Geneva: The UN's health agency today declared Guinea's Ebola outbreak over two years after it emerged, spreading death across west Africa and pushing the region's worst-hit communities to the brink of collapse.

One of the poorest nations in the world, the former French colony was the host for "patient zero" -- an infant who became the first victim -- and health authorities went on to record some 2,500 deaths.

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