Drastic action" is needed to contain the spread of deadly Ebola in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Nearly 400 people have died in the outbreak which started in Guinea and has spread to neighbouring Sierra Leone and Liberia.
(GUINEA) officially the Republic of Guinea is a country in West Africa. Formerly known as French Guinea, it is today sometimes called Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from its neighbor Guinea-Bissau and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
Deadly Ebola virus reaches Guinea capital Conakry - UN
Fear of Ebola Breeds a Terror of Physicians - NYTimes.com A boy cried after Marie's body was returned to the village. It was in the rural area, 400 miles over bad road from Guinea's capital, Conakry, where the outbreak was first spotted, and where it has hit hardest.
has a population of 10,057,975 and an area of 246,000 sq km. Guinea shares its northern border with Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali, and its southern border with Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Côte d'Ivoire. Conakry is Guinea's capital, largest city, and economic centre. Other major cities are Kankan, Nzérékoré, Kindia, Labe, Guéckédou, Mamou and Boke. The largest and most prominent groups are the Fula (40%), Mandingo (30%), and Susu (20%). It is a predominantly Islamic with 85% of the…