Guinea declared Ebola free by WHO

2,500 people have died in the West African country during the outbreak of the disease

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Guinea has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation.

It means there have been no new infections for 42 days.

2,500 people have died from the disease in the West African country, and more than 6,000 have lost parents to the disease.

Liberia is now the only country still fighting the outbreak. The country had been declared free of the disease in May, but a new case was reported in June.

Liberia was again declared to be free of Ebola in September - but another new case was discovered last month.

In total, more than 11,000 have died from Ebola in West Africa over the past two years.