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Ebola not over in Sierra Leone as officials confirm new death

Ebola not over in Sierra Leone as officials confirm new death

Health officials in Sierra Leone on Sunday confirmed an Ebola death less than a week after the country's last known patient was discharged from a hospital. Samples from the body of a 67-year-old woman who died recently in Kambia district in the country's north came back positive for the deadly disease, said chief medical officer Dr. Brima Kargbo. Last Monday, the last known Ebola patient was released from a hospital in Sierra Leone, a milestone that allowed the West African nation to begin a 42-day countdown toward being declared free of Ebola transmission. Authorities were still trying to determine whether the woman in Kambia died before or after that countdown began, Kargbo...

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