Ebola Case Numbers Rise In Guinea, With 3 Doctors Infected; Liberia Maintains Zero Cases, While U.S. Treats Aid Worker
Reuters: Guinea Ebola cases rise, three doctors infected
“Guinea has suffered a setback in its fight against Ebola with a rash of new cases, including three doctors infected by the virus, with officials blaming weak surveillance and a failure to follow safety procedures. … A government health report from the weekend showed there were 21 new cases in a single day, a spike from the recent daily average of eight…” (Samb/Farge, 3/17).
Washington Post: The surprising new Ebola case scorecard: U.S. 1, Liberia 0
“With one patient being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., this week, the United States today has more current Ebola cases than Liberia, the West African country that was once the outbreak’s epicenter. … At the same time, Ebola remains a major problem in Liberia’s neighbor nations of Sierra Leone and Guinea…” (Frankel, 3/17).