Guinea Ebola outbreak believed to be deadly Zaire strain

By Misha Hussain | Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:00 PM

By Misha Hussain

DAKAR, March 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scientists tackling an outbreak of Ebola in Guinea believe they have identified the virus as the Zaire strain, the most lethal of all that "raises the already high level of concern", according to France's Institut Pasteur.

At least 59 people have died after contracting a mystery illness in southeastern Guinea since early February. Six ...

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