A 45-day health emergency has been declared in five regions of Guinea over the deadly epidemic of Ebola as announced President Alpha Conde Sunday. Conde declared a reinforced health emergency for a period of 45 days in the prefectures of Forecariah Coyah Dubreka Boffa and Kindia in a statement published in state media BBC reported. The focus of the virus has shifted to our country's coastal areas he said. The restrictions include the quarantining of hospitals and clinics where new cases are detected new rules on burials and possible lockdowns. The Ebola outbreak began in Guinea in December 2013.