Via ReliefWeb, an AFP report: New cases of Ebola fever in Guinea against the spread. Excerpt from a Google translation:
New cases of Ebola were confirmed Sunday Guinea where local and international teams remained mobilized to stop the progression of the epidemic hemorrhagic fever who have died since January 78, according to the last official.
In total, "122 suspected cases of viral haemorrhagic fever with 78 deaths" were recorded until Saturday in Guinea, "is a case fatality rate of 63%," according to a report on the epidemiological situation sent to AFP on Sunday evening by the Guinean Ministry of Health.
The previous record was 111 cases, including 70 deaths.
According to the latest official figures, several samples of fever cases examined, 22 were positive to Ebola virus, three more than previously.
Half the cases of Ebola respect Conakry, the capital, the other half of the southern cities, the epicenter of the epidemic hemorrhagic fever: Guékédou (six cases) and Macenta (five cases).
In Conakry, the fear of contamination has prompted many residents to stay home or limit their movements, according to testimonies collected their stories to a journalist from AFP.
A concert by the Senegalese singer Youssou Ndour international star and was expected Saturday night was postponed "in solidarity with the victims of Ebola and to avoid" exposing viewers to risk "enormous" contamination, told the AFP one of the organizers.
Does anyone out there have a link to the Guinean Ministry of Health website? Or even an email address to whoever sends out Ministry news releases?