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Ebola survivors 'suffer neurological conditions'

The world's deadliest Ebola outbreak hit West Africa in 2014

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Research carried out in Sierra Leone shows that some survivors of Ebola suffer from neurological and psychiatric conditions long after they recover from the initial disease.

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and Kings College London studied Ebola patients who'd become infected in the outbreak that affected parts of West Africa four years ago.

They found that many suffered from debilitating migraine-type headaches, strokes, major depression and anxiety disorders.

Scientists say larger studies are needed as well as more specialists to help treat people suffering from these long-term effects.

More than 11,000 people died during the Ebola outbreak that hit West Africa between 2014 and 2016.