Guinea Records 3 New Ebola Cases, WHO Says, Warns Of Continued Transmission Risk In Country, Sierra Leone

CIDRAP News: WHO reports 3 new Ebola cases — all in Guinea
“The number of newly confirmed Ebola infections in West Africa’s outbreak region stayed at three last week for the second straight week, with Guinea the only country to report new cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said [Wednesday] in its weekly snapshot of the epidemic. … However, … the WHO also warned of a significant risk of transmission, because some contacts have been lost to follow-up in Guinea and in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital…” (Schnirring, 8/19).

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