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Senegal’s First Ebola Patient Makes Full Recovery



Qingdao Takes Strict Precautions Against Ebola VirusDakar (dpa/NAN) – Senegal’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday said the country’s first Ebola patient, a 21-year-old student from Guinea, has made full recovery.

The ministry’s Director of Disease Control, Idrissa Talla, told newsmen in Dakar.

According to the director, the unnamed male student is free of Ebola symptoms and tested negative to the virus on two occasions.

Report said the student arrived in Dakar in August by road from Guinea, where the epidemic first erupted in December 2013.

Senegal is the fifth West African country to be affected by the outbreak.

However, the recovered student is one of three confirmed and suspected cases in the country.

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  1. Theophilus Ukwumaka

    September 10, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    Thank God. May God continue to show us mercy.

  2. mulikat

    September 10, 2014 at 10:24 pm

    Thank be to God, hope no more in Senegal, by God grace Nigeria will be free of Ebola,if no more wicked people like patrick,doctor in port-harcourt and diploma that imported ebola into there,by pray b4 december no more ebola in naija and all west africa country God,help poor africans.

  3. bee

    September 11, 2014 at 12:36 am

    This is great news!

  4. yemisi

    September 11, 2014 at 9:09 am

    Am amazing news, thank God, really dont know why people in Liberia and sierra loen are dying am sure the stuff is overwhelming them, i pray they get more manpower to tackle this problem

  5. Tosin

    September 11, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    ope oooo. thank God.

  6. Wole

    September 12, 2014 at 3:48 am

    Glory be to God

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