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Press statement second Ebola case 20th January 2016

A second case of Ebola was confirmed late Wednesday, 20 January after the blood sample of a high risk contact linked to the index case, tested positive for Ebola Virus Disease. 

The 38 year old aunt to the index case, was an active caregiver to the index case during her illness and also helped prepare the body for burial upon death on 12 January 2016. The swab tests of the index case tested EVD positive on 14 January 2016.

Publication date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016
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