WHO: Ebola Response Roadmap Situation Report [October 1, 2014]   [open pdf - 0B]

Alternate Title: World Health Organization: Ebola Response Roadmap Situation Report [1 October 2014]

"The total number of probable, confirmed and suspected cases (see Annex 1) in the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa reported up to 28 September 2014 is 7178, with 3,338 deaths. Countries affected are Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Figure 1 shows the total number of confirmed and probable cases in the three high - transmission countries (Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone) reported in each epidemiological week between 30 December 2013 (start of epidemiological week 1) and 28 September 2014 ( end of epidemiological week 39 ) . For the second week in a row the total number of reported new cases has fallen. It is clear, however, that EVD cases are under - reported from several key locations. Transmission remains persistent and widespread in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, with strong evidence of increasing case incidence in several districts. There are few signs yet that the EVD epidemic in West Africa is being brought under control."

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