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# guinea - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over

Forty-two days have passed since the last person with Ebola tested negative for the virus.

# guinea - Friday 13 November, 2015

This beautiful shot is our image of the day

Nubia is MSF’s last-known Ebola patient in Conakry, Guinea.

# guinea - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic'

The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.

# guinea - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The42 Guinea go through at Africa Cup of Nations after Ireland-at-Italia-'90-style drawing of lots AFCON

# guinea - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.

# guinea - Friday 14 November, 2014

Will clinical trials for Ebola treatment stop its deadly spread?

Drug and blood-based trials will begin in West Africa next month.

# guinea - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports

This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.

# guinea - Monday 13 October, 2014

Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients

The World Health Organisation has said Ebola ‘threatens the very survival of societies and governments in already very poor countries’.

# guinea - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Ebola education team killed amid fears of organ harvesting

The bodies were found in a septic tank of a primary school. 27 people have been arrested.

# guinea - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking

Meanwhile, Morocco has vowed to keep up regularly scheduled flights to Ebola-hit nations in a “solidarity” move.

# guinea - Friday 22 August, 2014

Two-year jail terms for hiding Ebola victims in Sierra Leone

New legislation passed as WHO outlines reasons it believes the current Ebola outbreak is being underestimated.

# guinea - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?

Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.

# guinea - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary

Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.

# guinea - Friday 1 August, 2014

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

# guinea - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# guinea - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history

A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.

# guinea - Friday 11 April, 2014

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.

# guinea - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre

The violence took place in a town in Guinea where at least 14 people have died of the deadly disease.

# guinea - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

# guinea - Thursday 27 March, 2014

DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads

An outbreak of the virus has killed dozens of people in the West African nation’s southern forests.

# guinea - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors

The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.

# guinea - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers

The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.

# guinea - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'

Plan Ireland has warned that the virus could spread to neighbouring countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

# guinea - Sunday 23 March, 2014

34 dead, as Ebola confirmed as source of Guinea epidemic

There’s no treatment or vaccine available for the disease — which is transmitted by contact with blood, faeces, sweat, sexual contact or unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.

# guinea - Monday 27 January, 2014

Europe to help Guinea after 5-year freeze

€140 million has been released to support development in the west African nation.

# guinea - Friday 20 January, 2012

From The42 African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group D AFCON

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group D

With the tournament kicking off tomorrow, we complete our preview with a look at Ghana, Mali, Guinea and Botswana.

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