Mali is the sixth West African country to be hit by the worst
outbreak on record of deadly haemorrhagic fever that has killed some
5,459 since the first case was recorded early this year in
The Malian government did not provide further details about the new
case and how the person contracted the disease, but it came after
another case was confirmed on Saturday.
It said both cases were at an Ebola treatment center.
The government said in a situation report that 271 people who may
have come in contact with Ebola cases were being monitored.
Of the six previously known cases of the disease in Mali, all have
died, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
(Reporting by Tiemoko Diallo; Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by
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