Russian specialists in Guinea take part in work on Ebola treatment recommendations

Experts from Russia are continuing to provide consultative assistance in Guinea in connection with the ebola outbreak, Russian Health Ministry spokesman Oleg Salagai said.

Experts from Russia are continuing to provide consultative assistance in Guinea in connection with the ebola outbreak, Russian Health Ministry spokesman Oleg Salagai said.

"Russian specialists continue their work in Guinea. The Russian experts and their colleagues from the World Health Organization have discussed the reports made by three centers for observation of Ebola patients. Participants in the meeting issued recommendations on the improvement of the organization of the patients' observation and treatment," Salagai told Interfax on Thursday.

The death toll from the recent outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa has exceeded 900 people.

According to the most recent information, the number of people infected with the virus is now more than 1,700. The epidemic has affected Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

 

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