Bandits in Guinea Steal Suspected Ebola Blood
Roadside bandits in Guinea stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, officials said Friday, warning of the risks and vowing tighter security measures for transport of such potentially contagious cargo. The vehicle was transporting test tubes containing blood when the roadside robbery took place on the route from Kankan prefecture in central Guinea to a test site in Gueckedou, in the south. The bandits held up the minibus taxi carrying the samples from a suspected Ebola patient on Wednesday.
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