Sierra Leone: Government issues warning against eating fruit bats

  • 08-08-2018 Photo credit: Earth Island Institute


    Health officials in Sierra Leone are calling on people to avoid fruit bats after a new strain of the Ebola virus disease was discovered in the country’s north.
    The disease was discovered in bats in Bombali District and researchers are still trying to establish if the virus could be fatal if it is transmitted to humans.
    Patrick Sallia reports from Freetown.

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