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

 

 

486 days health authorities keep counting the new positive cases and draw the epidemiological curve. Supporting health system to cope with this outbreak was the target of all international health organizations. International NGOs worked with the government and the international public health organizations to support the need of infected patients, quarantine communities, and survivors.

It is time to start counting down the 42 days. Wish to end it and declare Ebola-free country.

 

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