UNICEF steps up response as Ebola spreads in Guinea

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As more people get infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is stepping up its response in the capital, Conakry, and across the rest of the country.

Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever or Ebola HF is a fatal disease that is spread by contact with bodily fluids of infected people or animals.

Over one hundred people have died in the latest outbreak in West Africa.

Timothy La Rose, from UNICEF Guinea briefed Jérôme Longué on what the agency was doing to stop the spread of the virus.

Duration: 4'20''

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