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WHO Issues 'Alert' To Six African Nations After Recent Ebola Outbreaks

After the West African country of Guinea reported its first confirmed Ebola deaths since 2016, prompting the declaration of an "epidemic situation," the World Health Organization (WHO) has alerted six countries to watch out for further spread of the disease, according to Reuters.

The news comes as Guinea declared a new Ebola outbreak on Sunday in the first resurgence of Ebola in West Africa since the 2013-2016 outbreak, while the Democratic Republic of Congo reported its first resurgence on Feb. 7. Liberia was also mentioned as among the countries that received an "alert".

"We have already alerted the six countries around, including of course Sierra Leone and Liberia, and they are moving very fast to prepare and be ready and to look for any potential infection," the WHO's Margaret Harris told a Geneva briefing. -Reuters

The other countries that received a warning weren't named.

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