A 2-year-old girl in Mali has been diagnosed with Ebola, making her the West African nation's first confirmed case of the disease. WHO officials said the child was brought to Mali from neighboring Guinea, where the latest outbreak is believed to have started and which is one of three countries hardest hit by the virus. The others are Liberia and Sierra Leone. The girl, whose father died of Ebola, was taken to hospital in Kayes, western Mali, after a nurse noticed she was suffering from what appeared to be Ebola-like symptoms, and a test confirmed she had the disease, The case makes Mali the sixth West African country to be hit by the virus. The news comes as New York City reports its first case of Ebola, a doctor who treated the disease in Guinea.
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