Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa - third update, 1 August 2014
Following an increase in the number of cases of ebola virus disease being recorded in West Africa, ECDC has updated its risk assessment and presents options for prevention and control of the disease for European citizens.
An outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD), which started in December 2013, continues to evolve in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The first cases were reported from Guéckédou prefecture, a forested region of south-eastern Guinea near the border with Liberia and Sierra Leone. After a slowdown in April, the outbreak has accelerated during the last two months. This is the largest EVD outbreak ever reported, both in terms of number of cases and geographical spread.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Bas Uele province, Democratic Republic of the Congo; 8th update, 19 May 2017
This rapid risk assessment reviews the risk of further spread of the outbreak in DRC, the risk to EU/EEA citizens living or travelling in DRC, and the risk of introduction and further spread within the EU/EEA.Read more
Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa - 13th update, 16 October 2015
On 9 October 2015, the United Kingdom notified the appearance of an unusual late complication, more than eight months after initial recovery, in an Ebola survivor who was infected while working as a healthcare worker in West Africa.Read more
Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of Ebola Virus disease in West Africa – 12th update, 1 July 2015
This is the 12th update of the rapid risk assessment on the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa. It provides the latest figures on cases for the week 14-21 June 2015, re-assesses the risk of importation of Ebola virus disease into the EU and discusses options for risk reduction.Read more