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More than 11,000 doses of Ebola hemorrhagic fever vaccine arrived in Guinea on Monday evening to begin vaccination on Tuesday.
More than 11,000 doses of vaccine againsthemorrhagic fever arrived Monday evening by plane in to begin vaccination on Tuesday after the reappearance of the disease in this West African country, noted a AFP correspondent.
The 11,300 doses of Merck vaccine provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) were originally due to land on Sunday, but the plane from Geneva was prevented from touching down by heavy seasonal clouds of dust and was baffled on Senegal and Dakar.
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First resurgence since 2013-2016
A plane from United Mining Supply, a transport and logistics company specializing in mining in Guinea, was dispatched to Senegal to ensure transhipment and transport vaccines.
The heavy boxes bearing the WHO logo were unloaded in Guinea after 8 p.m. (local and GMT), an AFP correspondent reported.
Some of them must continue on their way to Gouecké and Nzérékoré (south-east), in Forest Guinea, a region neighboring Sierra Leone, Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire where Ebola recently killed five people. This is the first outbreak of Ebola in West Africa since the 2013-2016 epidemic that caused more than 11,300 deaths, mainly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.Transmitted by infected animals
Ebola has also recently reappeared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Vaccination is scheduled from Tuesday in Conakry and Forest Guinea. As of Wednesday, 8,700 additional doses are expected in Guinea from the United States.
The Ebola virus is transmitted to humans from infected animals. Human transmission is through body fluids, with the main symptoms of fever, vomiting, bleeding, diarrhea.
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