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2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Case Counts Update

2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Case Counts


The CDC recently released an updated case count on last years (2014) Ebola Outbreak in West Africa. 

2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa - Case counts updated in conjunction with the World Health Organization updates and are based on information reported by the Ministries of Health.

As of January 20, 2015
Countries with Widespread Transmission
Country           Total Cases   Laboratory-Confirmed Cases   Total Deaths
Guinea             2873             2545                                          1880
Liberia             8524             3136                                          3636
Sierra Leone  10400             7921                                          3159
Total              21797           13602                                          8675

Countries with an Initial Case or Cases and/or Localized Transmission
Country                 Total Cases    Laboratory-Confirmed Cases Total Deaths
United Kingdom   1                     1                                                0
Total                     1                      1                                               0

Previously Affected Countries*
Country          Total Cases   Laboratory-Confirmed Cases    Total Deaths
Nigeria           20                  19                                               8
Senegal           1                    1                                                0
Spain               1                    1                                                0
United States 4                    4                                                1
Mali                8                    7                                                6
Total             34                   32                                              15

*The outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Senegal, Nigeria, Spain, the United States, and Mali have ended. A national EVD outbreak is considered to be over when 42 days (double the 21-day incubation period of the Ebola virus) has elapsed since the last patient in isolation became laboratory negative for EVD.


resource CDC 

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