Guinea launches Ebola vaccination drive in country’s south

Guinea has launched an Ebola vaccination campaign to halt the spread of the deadly disease which hit the country’s south this month and has already caused several deaths.

The vaccination drive got under way on Tuesday in Gouecke, in the N’Zerekore prefecture where the first cases were detected on February 14, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, adding that the launch started with the vaccination of health workers.

Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.

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