Epidemiological update: New Ebola cluster in Guinea, 22 March 2016
A new Ebola cluster has been announced in Guinea, just after Sierra Leone was declared free of the virus, and West Africa was declared to be Ebola-free.
Epidemiological update: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa , 23 November 2015
On 20 November 2015, the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare reported three confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease.
Recent development on sexual transmission of Ebola virus
ECDC comments on two studies published on 14 October 2015 in the New England Journal of Medicine provide insights into sexual transmission of Ebola virus and the duration of virus persistence in semen.
Epidemiological update: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, 29 January 2015
According to WHO, a combined total of 99 confirmed cases were reported from the three countries with widespread and intense transmission in the week ending 25 January: 30 in Guinea, four in Liberia, and 65 in Sierra Leone.
Epidemiological update: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, 15 January 2015
Since the last epidemiological update on Ebola virus disease (EVD) published on 9 January 2015, and as of 12 January 2015, WHO has reported 357 additional cases in the affected countries and 185 additional deaths.
Epidemiological update: outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa
On 29 December 2014 the Scottish government announced a case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in a returning health care worker, the case returned to Scotland from Sierra Leone late Sunday night via Casablanca and London Heathrow, arriving into Glasgow Airport on a British Airways flight at around 11:30 pm on 28 December 2014.
Epidemiological update: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, 18 December 2014
Since December 2013 and as of 17 December 2014, WHO has reported 18 603 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in five affected countries (Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone and the United States of America) and three previously affected countries (Nigeria, Senegal and Spain).