Ebola Virus


  • Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 96 New Cases, 7 Deaths
    The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to monitor the evolution of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea. The Ebola epidemic trend remains precarious, with community and healthcare facility transmissions of infection still taking ...More
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  • Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 45 New Cases, 28 Deaths
    The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to monitor the evolution of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Between July 18 and 20, 2014, 45 new cases and 28 deaths were reported from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. These include ...More
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  • Life After Ebola Has New Meaning for Two Survivors Now Helping Others
    Mohamed and Zena are two survivors of the Ebola outbreak in Guinea who have taken on a new role as informal Ebola Ambassadors, working with community groups to show that the disease can be prevented if people take recommended precautions. ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 67 New Cases, 19 Deaths
    The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to monitor the evolution of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea. The current epidemic trend of EVD outbreak in Sierra Leone and Liberia remains serious, with 67 new cases and 19 deaths ...More
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  • WHO Opens Regional Ebola Response Center
    In response to continuing reports of new cases and deaths attributable to Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, WHO today activated a Sub-regional Outbreak Coordination Center in Conakry, Guinea. ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 158 New Cases
    The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to closely monitor the evolving Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The current epidemic trend in Sierra Leone and Liberia remains serious, with high numbers of new cases and deaths being ...More
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  • Sierra Leone Samples Show Ebola Virus Circulating in West Africa Since 2006
    Analysis of clinical samples from suspected Lassa fever cases in Sierra Leone showed that about two-thirds of the patients had been exposed to other emerging diseases, and nearly 9 percent tested positive for Ebola virus. The study, published in this month's edition of ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Accelerating WHO Emergency Response to Ebola Outbreak: Contact Tracing
    It was humid, muddy and raining when World Health Organization (WHO) staff approached a compound in heavily populated New Kru Town, outside Monrovia, Liberia to look for people who have had contact with people infected with Ebola. A WHO technical adviser from Rwanda, sent ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 888 Cases, 539 Deaths
    The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to monitor the evolution of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. In Guinea, the current epidemic trend shows low activity of community viral transmission, with only 1 confirmed EVD case ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • WHO Supports Ministry of Health Community Education to Contain Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia
    Community leaders in three counties in Liberia – Montserrado, Margibi, and Lofa – are receiving information sessions on Ebola as part of the effort to contain the disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting the Ministry of Health and Social ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
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