Via Africaguinee.com, another encouraging story: Donka hospital: cured Ebola, Fanta "reborn ... Excerpt from a lightly edited Google translation:
CONAKRY-Fanta, a Guinean cured Ebola haemorrhagic fever after several nights spent in a hospital in Conakry weeks, believes herself reborn. For residents, it is a "miracle."
"I am born. The first time was when my mother put me in the world," said the housewife of 27 years of few words, who is willing to reveal her name.
There is no vaccine or specific treatment against the Ebola disease mortality rates up to 90%.
But Fanta, met this week in the courtyard of the Donka hospital in Conakry, output is cured of this establishment, where she spent several days in intensive care in a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) isolation center of the NGO.
She returned to "greet" the hospital staff and patients interned, after struggling against the virus causing a portion of the epidemic of haemorrhagic fever which killed more than 100 deaths in Guinea since January.
In the courtyard of Donka Hospital, some people call her the "miracle" or the "one who defeated the Ebola virus."
According to the latest report, 158 cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in Guinea since the beginning of the year. And of these, 67 were confirmed by laboratory analysis to be due to Ebola.
This highly contagious virus has spread to neighboring Liberia, where five cases were confirmed (of 25 suspected cases of hemorrhagic fever, including 12 deaths).
Suspected cases were reported in Sierra Leone and Mali, but the tests were negative Ebola.
- 'I'll be back very far' -
Fanta said she did not know the circumstances in which she contracted Ebola. "I was afraid" learning "we can not heal" Ebola, and in view of "how people look at me, I told myself that I had the disease was certainly very dangerous. But thank God, I'm fine, I have nothing," she says, holding the hand of a younger sister that accompanies her.
"This is where I spent days and nights in the most total despair," she said, pointing to a shed. "I'll be back very far, from despair to hope," she says, before bursting into tears.