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Sierra Leon discharged the last Ebola case on 24 August 2015

Many efforts exerted on ground to contain the Ebola outbreak since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone on 24 May 2014 , As of today Sierra Leon discharged the last Ebola case on 24 August 2015 it is the first day for the whole country to go with no Ebola patient. None at all. This in effect marks the beginning of the 42 days countdown and if no transmission occurs until after the 42nd day, this outbreak will be declared over by the world health organization in the country.

Sierra Leon discharged the last Ebola case 24 August 2015

Sierra Leon discharged the last Ebola case 24 August 2015

 

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Posted by admin - August 24, 2015 at 7:52 pm

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WHO congratulates Spain on ending Ebola transmission

WHO congratulates Spain on ending Ebola transmission.
Today December 12,2014 the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declares the Ebola outbreak in Spain over and commends the country on its diligence to end transmission of the virus.

WHO congratulates Spain on ending Ebola transmission.

WHO congratulates Spain on ending Ebola transmission.

On 6 October 2014, the Spanish National Reference Laboratory confirmed the first human-to-human transmission of Ebola virus disease outside Africa in a healthcare worker. The healthcare worker had been part of a team at La Paz-Carlos III Hospital providing medical care for a person with Ebola virus disease repatriated from Sierra Leone on 22 September. Read more…

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Posted by admin - December 3, 2014 at 1:08 am

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Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

 Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) is one of numerous Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers. The recent epidemic started on March 22, 2014 raising awareness of the risk factors for infection and the protective measures that should be taken. Egypt Scholars as a non-profit organization that incorporates a wide spectrum of members working in different fields will provide a three online interactive lectures names:Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

Ebola The fear coming from West Africa, Are we ready?

 We all know that the only way to reduce human infection and subsequent deaths is to prevent Ebola infections. Close unprotected physical contact with Ebola patients should be avoided. Appropriate use of personal protective equipment (including hand hygiene before putting on, and especially after taking off personal protective equipment) should be practiced when taking care of ill patients. Read more…

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Posted by admin - December 2, 2014 at 2:22 am

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