Ebola

Guinea says last known Ebola patient recovers, leaves hospital

People walk in front of the entrance of the Donka Hospital, where victims of the ebola disease are being treated, in Conakry, Guinea.

People walk in front of the entrance of the Donka Hospital, where victims of the ebola disease are being treated, in Conakry, Guinea.  (REUTERS/Saliou Samb)

Guinea's last known Ebola patient, a 19-day-old baby, has recovered and been released from a treatment center in the capital Conakry, a health official said on Monday.

"The last confirmed case of Ebola has been released from a treatment center," said FoddTass Sylla, spokesman for Guinea's Ebola coordination unit. "We did two tests after the treatment and they came back negative."

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