Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic in Liberia Situation Report (Sitrep no. 26) as at 09:00 hrs; 6th June 2014

Report
from Government of Liberia
Published on 06 Jun 2014 View Original
  1. Major Highlights:

I. Suspected case of Ebola from Guinea verified in Liberia and returned: According to our Guinean contact, A 40 years of age female, close contact to a positive case hospitalized in Ebola Unit in Gueckedou. She escaped from the village a Koueldou,
Tekoulo district, Gueckedou County, Guinea, went to Vengbemei village Foya district,
Lofa County. Symptoms before escape; Fever, Vomiting, nausea, Diarrhea and Red eyes. Reason for escape, “afraid to come to Ebola unit in Gueckedou”.

II. Zero new case reported. Cumulative number of suspected, probable and confirmed cases remain 13 as of reporting date;

III. Eleven contacts still on active follow up in Foya (5 health workers and 6 community relatives). 100% follow-up as of reporting week. Zero percent develop symptom/sign;

IV. Zero case in isolation/admission;

V. Fifty media professionals trained in Ebola Response and Prevention (emphasis on the roles and responsibilities of the media and Civil Society in Ebola response);

VI. UNIMIL continue daily media campaign free of charge and radio messages in local vernaculars continue in other local radio stations across the country;

VII. Establish and began follow up of 5 close contacts for the Lassa Fever Positive case in Montserrado County