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Ebola outbreak started with funeral in Guinea, report finds

Clip: 08/29/2014 | 5m 42s

The Ebola virus has now reached a fifth country. Officials announced a Guinean student in Senegal was confirmed to have the disease. Meanwhile, a new report traces the deadly outbreak to a funeral in Guinea near the Sierra Leone border. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Stephen Gire of Harvard University about his on-the-ground experience in Sierra Leone and the latest on how the virus has spread.

Aired: 08/29/14

Rating: NR

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