Kailahun Ebola case report was a mistake, says Sierra Leone

April 8, 2015 11:07 AM

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Kailahun Ebola case report was a mistake, says Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone said on Tuesday that it had mistakenly reported an Ebola positive case in Kailahun, a former hotspot for the virus which has not seen a case for nearly four months.

A nine-month-old baby was pronounced Ebola positive last week but was later found to have died from other causes, according to National Ebola Response Centre spokesman Sidi Yahya Tunis.

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