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Guinea isolates six for travelling with Ebola corpse

Augustine Myers/Benjamin S. Taingay

( 1, 2015)-Six people have been put in isolation in Guinea after being accused of travelling with a corpse of a relative who had died of Ebola.

The authorities said the body was seated upright in a TAXI, DRESSED in a T-shirt and jeans with sunglasses and sandwiched between three others.

If after 21 days they show no signs of Ebola virus, they will be tried for violating the health emergency policy.

Guinea is battling to control a flare up in Ebola cases.
Nearly 2,500 people have died in Guinea since the West African Evbola outbreak began more than a year ago.


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