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WHO confirms first Ebola case in Senegal

September 2, 2014

WHO has confirmed a case of Ebola virus in Senegal in a 21-year-old native of Guinea who arrived Aug. 20.

He sought care on Aug. 23 for fever, diarrhea and vomiting and was treated for malaria. He left the facility despite no improvement in his symptoms. He continued to reside with relatives at a home in the outskirts of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. On Aug. 26, he was hospitalized in a specialized facility for infectious diseases.

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