Ebola Situation Update: 26 January – 2 February

Report
from Assessment Capacities Project
Published on 02 Feb 2015 View Original

Region

  • Lessons learned: OXFAM has published some lessons learned about the management of the crisis by international actors (OXFAM, 28/01/2015).

  • Spread of the disease: The rainy season, beginning in April, will complicate response and could potentially threaten some progress made in the containment of the epidemic (AFP, 24/01/2015).

  • Number of cases: The total cumulative number of reported cases across the region has reached 22,334, including 8,921 deaths (Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone each reported 25–31 January) (WHO, 02/02/2015).