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WHO statement on the end of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone as delivered by the WHO Representative in Sierra Leone, Dr Anders Nordström

7 Nov
Today, 7 November 2015, the World Health Organization declares the end of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. Since Sierra Leone recorded the first Ebola case on 24 May 2014, a total number of 8,704 people were infected and 3,589 have died. From those who tragically lost their lives, 221 of them were healthcare workers. We remember them all today.

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Sierra Leone begins 42-day countdown

26 Aug

Sierra Leone has began its countdown to be declared by the World Health Organization as free of Ebola virus transmission as President Ernest Koroma described the release of the last patient treated for the disease at a treatment centre as “the beginning of the end of Ebola.” Continue reading

Sierra Leone Ebola Outbreak Update —January 19, 2015

19 Jan

DISCHARGED CASES • Total Survived and Discharged Cases = 2,145 NEW CASES • New Confirmed cases = 20 as follows: Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 0, Kono = 0 Bombali = 1, Kambia = 2, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko = 10, Tonkolili = 0 Bo = 0, Bonthe = 0, Moyamba = 0, Pujehun = 0 Western Area Urban = 5, Western Area Rural = 2, Missing = 0

Note: Missing = sample which could not be traced to a district due to wrong information or data on lab forms

CUMULATIVE CASES • Cumulative confirmed cases = 7,917 as follows: Kailahun = 565, Kenema = 498, Kono = 235 Bombali = 979, Kambia = 140, Koinadugu = 103, Port Loko = 1,292, Tonkolili = 442 Bo = 314, Bonthe = 5, Moyamba = 202, Pujehun = 31 Western Area Urban = 1,999, Western Area Rural = 1,098, Missing = 14

CUMULATIVE DEATHS • Total cumulative confirmed death is 2,780 • Probable cases = 287
• Probable deaths = 208 • Suspected cases = 2,158 • Suspected deaths = 158

Ebola Virus Disease Situation Report

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The Ministry of Health and Sanitation

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Ebola Outbreak Update –January 17, 2015

17 Jan

DISCHARGED CASES • Total survived and discharged cases = 2,129 NEW CASES • New Confirmed cases = 24 as follows: Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 0, Kono = 0 Bombali = 3, Kambia = 0, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko = 14, Tonkolili = 0 Bo = 0, Bonthe = 0, Moyamba = 0, Pujehun = 0 Western Area Urban = 5, Western Area Rural = 2, Missing = 0 Continue reading

EU gives ECOWAS its response to Ebola

16 Jan

De-Brouwer-Jean-Louis (Pic by EU)On the invitation of the ECOWAS Commission, the European Commission is sending a high level official, the Director of Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Operations of the European Commission, Mr. Jean-Louis De Brouwer to deliver a message on the EU’s response to the fight against the Ebola Viirus Disease as Heads of State and Government of the ECOWAS meet in Accra today for a two-day High-level Coordination Meeting of ECOWAS partners on the fight against Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa. Continue reading

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