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Senegal moves to counter Hepatitis E spread

Country scrambles to prevent spread of virus while already on high alert over outbreak of Ebola in West Africa.

Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 17:27
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Senegal is scrambling to fight the spread of the Hepatitis E virus, which killed 1.4 million people in Africa last year according to World Health Organisation figures.

The country is already on high alert because of the Ebola epidemic in neighbouring West African states.

Al Jazeera's Nicholas Hoque reports Kedougou in southern Senegal.

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