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International medic with UN Liberia mission tests positive for Ebola

An international medical official with the UN Mission in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is receiving treatment, the U.N. mission (UNMIL) said in a statement on Wednesday.

AFP| Updated: Oct 08, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

ACCRA: An international medical official with the UN Mission in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is receiving treatment, the U.N. mission (UNMIL) said in a statement on Wednesday.

The official, who was not identified, is the second member of the mission to contract Ebola. The first died on Sept. 25. The world`s worst outbreak of Ebola has killed more than 3,400 people, predominantly in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.