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Nigeria declared Ebola free after 42 days with no new cases - WHO
October 20, 2014 / 9:57 AM / 3 years ago

Nigeria declared Ebola free after 42 days with no new cases - WHO

ABUJA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Nigeria Ebola free on Monday, after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed.

"Nigeria is now free of Ebola," WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital Abuja.

"This is a spectacular success story". (Reporting by Camillus Eboh; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Bate Felix)

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