DEC 23, 2018 6:03 PM PST

'Miracle Baby' Survives Ebola

WRITTEN BY: Carmen Leitch

An ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease has caused a reported 560 likely cases of the illness (512 have been confirmed), with 336 dead so far, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organization continues to respond to the problem, and while there is “inadequate prevention and control” as well as poor security in the region, WHO has stated that they are “confident the outbreak can be contained and brought to an end,” according to a statement.

This video from Time tells the story of the youngest survivor of this outbreak. An infant that had to be admitted to an emergency treatment clinic at only six days old has now recovered from the disease.

Source: WHO

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