WHO Disease Outbreak News on the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa and Cholera in South Sudan
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ebola virus disease, West Africa (Situation as of 27 May 2014)
From 23 May 2014 to 27 May 2014, four (4) new districts reported 14 new EVD clinical cases and 5 deaths as follows: Boffa (5 cases and 1 death), Télimélé (7 cases and 4 deaths), Boke (1 case and 0 death) and Dubreka (1 case and 1 death). Community and nosocomial transmission are still occurring in Guéckédou, Macenta and Conakry.
As at 18:00, 27 May 2014, the total cumulative number of cases due to EVD is 281 and 186 deaths. The classification of these cases and deaths are as follows: confirmed (163 cases and 103 deaths); probable (66 cases and 56 deaths) and suspected (44 cases and…
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