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

NUBIA SOUMAH IS the last known Ebola patient currently being treated by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at its medical centre in Conakry, Guinea.

To mark this significant moment in the fight against Ebola, MSF has released a photograph of baby Nubia.

MSF Ebola Treatment Centre in Conakry, Guinea An MSF health worker holds baby Nubia Souma. Source: Samuel Aranda/MSF

The latest Ebola outbreak was the worst in history, claiming more than 11,000 lives.

The outbreak has been declared over in Sierra Leone, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal.

Fewer cases are being diagnosed in Guinea, but the country has yet to be given the all-clear.

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