New Ebola Outbreak Tests International Response

A new outbreak of Ebola virus is ongoing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Since the first new Ebola case died on April 22nd, 29 suspected cases and 3 deaths have been reported in Northern DRC, including the areas of Nambwa, Mouma, and Ngay. The response to the outbreak has been swift, including contact tracing, […]

Ebola In Liberia Once Again

By Patrick Wedlock Location/Time: Monrovia, Liberia: 2015-11-20 Disease: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Recap/Description of Hazard: Liberia, which has claimed Ebola-free status twice in the year 2015 – on May 9th and September 3rd – has confirmed 3 new cases of E.V.D. in the capital Monrovia. The novel infections are thought to be the result of Ebola persisting in persons after […]
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Guinea – Ebola Virus Disease

By Patrick Wedlock Location/Time: Guinea, West Africa – reporting lag (11/8/2015); Disease: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Recap/Hazard Description: A transmission chain in Forecariah, Guinea continues to lead to new cases, and contacts from this chain are being traced in Forecariah and Conakry. Tanah, Guinea is also under surveillance due to cases in the past two […]