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Fièvre Ebola: La Mauritanie ferme ses frontières sur la rive droite du fleuve Sénégal

Fièvre Ebola: Mauritania closes its borders on the right bank of the Senegal River

Mauritania has closed two border crossings in cities and Judrel Mohgen Likseiba on the right bank of the Senegal River, following the onset of the epidemic of Ebola fever in Guinea, country bordering Senegal. Neighboring countries of Guinea, in battle against the killer Ebola virus, Tuesday were on alert, fearing a spread of haemorrhagic fever after the discovery of suspected cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia. - From January to 23 March, at least 61 people died of hemorrhagic fever in Guinea, several 87 identified cases have been confirmed as being due to Ebola virus, one of the deadliest and most contagious for which there is no vaccine or cure.

The fight against this disease, fatal in nine cases out of ten, is difficult for two reasons: the incubation time of the virus, which is two to 21 days (and delaying the diagnosis and isolation of patients), and by the fact that there are other hemorrhagic fevers, Similar symptoms to.

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