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Mali reports three suspected Ebola cases
Publish Date: Apr 04, 2014
Mali reports three suspected Ebola cases
Health specialists work in an isolation ward for patients at the Doctors Without Borders facility in Guékedou, southern Guinea. It is feared it has crossed to Mali. Photo by AFP
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BAMAKO  - Mali said Thursday it had detected three suspected victims of Ebola, the deadly disease that has killed 84 people in Guinea.
 
"Three suspected cases of haemorrhagic fever have been detected in the country. Samples have been taken and sent abroad for analysis," the country's health minister Ousmane Kone told AFP.

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