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Second death from Ebola in Mali

The health workers of Sierra Leone are on strike.

Second death from Ebola in Mali

The Malian authorities have confirmed the second death from Ebola, euronews reports.

A nurse died on Tuesday evening. The hospital in Bamako, where she worked as a nurse is closed for quarantine.

The first case was documented in October, when a two-year-old girl, infected in Guinea died.

Meanwhile, in another African country of Sierra Leone, 400 doctors went on strike demanding additional financial risk allowances associated with the treatment of patients with a deadly virus.

Sierra Leone has one single clinic for the treatment of patients with Ebola. The emergency coordinator for the Medecins Sans Frontieres organization Ewald Stars urged the authorities to fulfill the demand of the strikers, otherwise the only clinic will be closed.

Ebola outbreak was recorded in February 2014 in Guinea, then the virus has spread to neighboring Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. In late August, it has reached the Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal. According to the latest news of the World Health Organization (WHO), more than five thousand people died because of Ebola.