Emirates suspends flights to Conakry, Guinea on Ebola virus concerns

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Emirates (Dubai) suspended flights on Saturday (August 2) between Dubai and Conakry, Guinea in west Africa on concerns of the Ebola virus.

Read the full report from USA Today: CLICK HERE

There is an outbreak of the Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone: Read the full report from the CDC: CLICK HERE

CDC: This graphic below shows the life cycle of the ebola virus. According to the CDC, bats are strongly implicated as both reservoirs and hosts for the ebola virus. Of the five identified ebola virus subtypes, four are capable of human-to-human transmission. Initial infections in humans result from contact with an infected bat or other wild animal. Strict isolation of infected patients is essential to reduce onward ebola virus transmission.

Ebola life cycle (CDC)(LR)

CDC map of affected areas in west Africa, mainly in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia:

Ebola Guinea and Liberia map (CDC)(HR)