Health workers putting on their personal protective equipment in the Kenama treatment centre
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Rate of new cases of Ebola rises for first time in 2015

Dr David Nabarro, the United Nations special envoy on Ebola, said the small rise in Ebola cases was a concern but they knew there would be flare-ups.

"We're on a good path, this is coming down, but we really have to be vigilant because there are still pockets of infection," he said.

The World Health Organisation said the weekly case incidence of Ebola had increased in West Africa for the first time this year.

Sierra Leone registered 80 of the 124 new cases, Guinea 39 and Liberia the remaining five.

  • 04 Feb 2015
  • From the section Health
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