Mali Ebola victim had contact with 141 people, 57 still sought

October 31, 2014 4:55 PM

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Mali Ebola victim had contact with 141 people, 57 still sought

GENEVA (Reuters) - A 2-year-old girl who brought Ebola to Mali may have had contact with as many as 141 people, 57 of whom have yet to be traced, according to health experts concerned the disease could spread in Mali and beyond.

Two people known to have had contact with the girl were suspected of having the disease, according to a slide presentation by the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control seen by Reuters on Friday.

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