Senegal has become the fifth West African country to be affected by the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. The country’s health minister, Awa Marie Coll Seck told reporters today that an infected Guinea national ‘brought’ the virus to Senegal.
The carrier, a student visited an hospital in Dakar for treatment and didn’t disclose that he had close contact with victims in his country. Infact, he disappeared from his country three weeks ago while under surveillance. He’s been immediately placed in quarantine in Senegal.