Surviving a deadly virus - some in Guinea have recovered from Ebola

Abdullah, Ebola survivor, Guinea, and Tom Fletcher, WHO
WHO/M-A. Heine

15 April 2014 -- There is neither a vaccine nor a specific treatment for Ebola virus disease. By 14 April 2014, more than 100 people had been confirmed or suspected of having contracted Ebola in Guinea and more than half had died. But to-date, 9 patients who were admitted to Donka hospital have recovered and returned home in good health.