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New Ebola cases falling in West Africa

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Over the last year, you'll have seen Newsround bring you news of the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

Well now, the United Nations thinks that the number of cases of the virus in the three worst affected countries is actually going down.

The UN count the number of new cases every week and in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia they think they are getting less.

In Guinea schools will open again on Monday after being closed for 5 month.

Newsround has been chatting to Dr Ben Neuman, an Ebola expert, to find out the latest.