March 29, 2014
Guinea kept up its efforts on Saturday to contain an Ebola epidemic which has killed dozens spreading from its southern forests to the capital Conakry, as neighbouring Senegal closed its border.
Responding to the deadly outbreak, the Senegalese interior ministry said Saturday it was closing border crossings to Guinea “until further notice.”
The order affects crossings at Kolda and Kedougou in the south of Senegal which are heavily used by traders, particularly during a weekly market attended by thousands from neighbouring countries.
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