Ebola virus sweeping through Africa

Concern is growing in Africa as the Ebola virus continues to spread.

Over the weekend two American doctors were airlifted home after contracting the virus.

Late last week the virus reached a fourth country with a death in Lagos, Africa’s most populous city.

Nigeria has closed and quarantined the hospital where the man died  while Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia have shut almost all their borders and banned public gatherings.

This latest outbreak has killed 672 people and is the world’s biggest and most widespread outbreak of Ebola.

Ebola is a deadly disease which is passed through contact with bodily fluids of infected patients or eating infected meat.

There is no known cure  although chances of survival improve dramatically with early detection and treatment.

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ajhs
ajhs
5 years ago

Hope it stays away from New Zealand!

Chaska
Chaska
5 years ago

I think it will stay away from NZ

Yomama
Yomama
5 years ago

Plz stay away from Nz!

dragon
dragon
5 years ago

how sad! kids DIE from that

Albany Junior
Albany Junior
5 years ago

yeh same. better not come to NZ and come to AJHS

AJHS
AJHS
5 years ago

It’s sad how someone people with ebola just sits in a blocked off area so no one else would catch the sickness and just due within 7 days.

AB
AB
5 years ago

it’s sad that peopl die,but keep it overseas please

hemac
hemac
5 years ago

that is sad so sad the ebola outbrake has happend before but only in africa

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