By Associated Press
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A Sierra Leone official says a corpse has tested positive for Ebola, the day after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak over in West Africa.
Francis Langoba Kelly, spokesman for the Office of National
Security, told local radio Friday that tests on a woman who died in the
country’s north earlier this month were positive for the virus. Kelly
said the country’s level of preparedness is high and there is no cause
Nearly 4,000 people died before Sierra Leone was first declared free
from transmission Nov. 7. Guinea marked that day on Nov. 29. Liberia had
been declared Ebola-free twice before Thursday. Officials warned
flare-ups were possible.
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