Guinea sees first Ebola deaths since 2016

Eight people have tested positive for the Ebola virus in southeastern Guinea and three of them have died, according to Guinean health authorities.

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It marks the first resurgence of the disease in the country since the world's worst outbreak in 2013-2016.

From 2013 to 2016, the disease killed more than 2,500 people in the West African state, and a further 9,000 in neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone.