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  • Senegal: Health Minister Confirms First Ebola Case
    [APS]Dakar -A young Guinean infected with Ebola virus has been quarantined at the Hospital Fann of Dakar, the Minister of Health and Social Action, Awa Marie Cole Seck announced Friday.
  • Cameroon: Military Takes Back Land Seized by Boko Haram
    [VOA]Kolofata -Cameroon’s military has taken back control of the border village of Ashigashia from the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, which had occupied it for close to three weeks. As many as 10,000 Cameroonians and Nigerians have fled the fighting this week, taking refuge in schools in Kolofata and Mora in North Cameroon. Local authorities say the area is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis.
  • West Africa: Ebola Vaccine Study Fast-Tracked
    [Deutsche Welle]More than 20,000 people could be infected in the latest Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization says. Estimates show it could take up to nine months to halt the spread of the virus.