Medindia

X

Two-Year-Old Girl Becomes First Confirmed Victim of Ebola Virus in Mali

by Kathy Jones on  October 24, 2014 at 8:39 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
A two-year old girl who had recently visited Guinea has been tested positive for the virus, making her the first confirmed case of the Ebola virus in Mali, the country's health ministry revealed.
 Two-Year-Old Girl Becomes First Confirmed Victim of Ebola Virus in Mali
Two-Year-Old Girl Becomes First Confirmed Victim of Ebola Virus in Mali
Advertisement

"Today Mali has its first imported case of the Ebola virus," the ministry said in a statement. The girl was diagnosed after she arrived at a hospital in the western town of Kayes on Wednesday, it added.

Advertisement
The child and those she has come into contact with have been put in isolation.

Source: AFP
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions

You May Also Like

Advertisement
View All