WHO has announced the eradication of Ebola in Guinea

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday officially declared an end to the Ebola epidemic in the country, months after its re-emergence in January this year.

It is the first outbreak of the disease in Guinea in five years, after devastating the country and neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone between 2013 and 2016, which claimed 11,300 lives between the two countries.

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Since then, experts have provided Ebola vaccines, with at least 500,000 doses of the vaccine, ready to be prepared in the event of a recurrence.

Alfred Ki Zerbo, a World Health Organization (WHO) official, during a party in the southeastern village of Nzerekore, where the disease re-emerged in January this year, said in a loud voice. is calling for an end to Ebola in Guinea as a whole.