Senegal moves to counter Hepatitis E spread | News | Al Jazeera

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.

    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 from Kedougou in southern Senegal.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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