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  אדר ב 26, 5774 , 28/03/14

Ebola Outbreak Reaches African Capital

The government of the western African state of Guinea has confirmed that the lethal Ebola virus has spread to its capital city of Conakry, home to two million residents.

A recent outbreak of the deadly disease has already claimed 62 lives in rural areas of the impoverished African nation; suspected cases in the capital had until now proven negative, while cases in neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone remain unconfirmed, reports BBC.

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