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Ebola Outbreak: 21,296 cases and 8,429 deaths reported worldwide

The first reported case in the Ebola outbreak ravaging west Africa dates back to December 2013, in Guéckédou, a forested area of Guinea near the border with Liberia and Sierra Leone. Travellers took it across the border: by late March, Liberia had reported eight suspected cases and Sierra Leone six. By the end of June … Continued

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WHO publishes series of 14 papers looking at West Africa Ebola outbreak

One year after the first Ebola cases started to surface in Guinea, WHO is publishing this series of 14 papers that take an in-depth look at West Africa’s first epidemic of Ebola virus disease. This assessment looks at how West Africa’s epidemic of Ebola virus disease has evolved over the past year, giving special attention … Continued