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Africa

Countries in Africa

Africa's medicine men key to halting Ebola spread in Guinea

2 Mar 2015, TRF

Health officials are exploring ways to prevent similar disease outbreaks around the world, with epidemics expected to be a focus at a global conference on disaster risk reduction in Japan later this month...


General Facts
  • Population: 922 million (2005)
  • Density: 30 per sq km
  • Total Area: 30,250 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported


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