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West Africa - Ebola Outbreak Fact Sheet #6, Fiscal Year (FY) 2015

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Situation Report
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • No EVD cases reported in West Africa in nearly one month

  • All contacts in Liberia complete 21-day monitoring period

  • USAID/OFDA partners support adherence to IPC protocols in Liberia

  • DART works to bolster PPE pipeline in Guinea

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • The Government of Liberia (GoL), the USG Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), and relief organizations continue to lead response efforts linked to mid-November cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Liberia’s Montserrado County. All contacts linked to the EVD cases completed their 21-day monitoring period on December 10, with no contacts remaining under precautionary observation.
  • A USAID/OFDA health advisor traveled to Sierra Leone during the week of November 30 to assess the ongoing EVD response transition. The advisor briefed the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone and met with the DART, CDC, the UN, and USAID/OFDA partners.
  • As of December 18, the governments of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone had not reported a confirmed EVD case since the week of November 15.