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2 Year Old Girl Contracts Ebola Virus in Mali

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This is truly heartbreaking.

Mali’s health ministry on Friday in Bamako confirmed a case of Ebola virus in a two-year old girl, NAN reports.

The ministry said this was coming weeks after Mali has so far been cleared of the disease.

It said the girl, who had arrived from neighbouring Guinea, was taken to a hospital in the western city of Kayes with possible symptoms on Wednesday, and was confirmed to have Ebola the following day.

The ministry assured that people who had contact with the girl have been identified and authorities were taking the necessary measures.

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10 Comments

  1. Dr Kevwe

    October 24, 2014 at 11:02 am

    Quite sad. We pray for their Health Team to get this right and save their country of the heart aches and panic that the ruthless ebola virus can inflict on people. The fear alone is devastating;talkless of the real deal.

  2. mulikat

    October 24, 2014 at 11:13 am

    any doctors ,nurses and helper coming from that Ebola country,most be Quarantine for 21 days b4 free to move around with other people,when back in their own country,something like this New York Doctor,could have prevented.

  3. Nife

    October 24, 2014 at 11:25 am

    Where Are the parents of the girl? What sort of incomplete story is this??

    • Chuckleberry

      October 24, 2014 at 11:37 am

      Nife
      Please READ the last paragraph and understand it. It has the “incomplete” information.

  4. Ephi

    October 24, 2014 at 11:26 am

    Poor little child. My prayers are with her.

    This Ebola is becoming a monster, wetin sef?!

  5. Bella

    October 24, 2014 at 11:42 am

    The story lacks vital info, where are the parents of the child, did they come together? why is this being allowed to happen, we have the richest of the people on earth donating to Ebola, so where are the vaccinations? Are we going to allow this epidemic to wipe our future out? I am not ok with this story at all!

    • Yubeh

      October 24, 2014 at 2:28 pm

      I’m telling you! All the millions from Bill Gates and the rest? Where are they going? These people make me so sick!!!

  6. ekky

    October 24, 2014 at 5:13 pm

    I heard her mum passed on due to ebola..and relatives brought her in from guinea,..
    We should pray for [email protected] age 2, she maybe a little restless.

  7. jess

    October 24, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    I tot dey said da dis Ebola Disease ws an experimnt by American’s professionals as @2012. Dis 2 reduce Africa’s population. Bt I dnt kno aw True dis is….

  8. Akwenuke

    October 25, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    Heart-rending to hear she finally died. vanguardngr.com/2014/10/girl-dies-ebola-malis-first-case

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