Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, 8 April 2014
An outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) is currently ongoing in West Africa.
As of 7 April 2014, the Ministry of Health in Guinea reported 151 clinically compatible cases of EVD, 54 of which were laboratory-confirmed. Ninety-five patients died. Liberia has reported 21 cases clinically compatible with EVD, including ten deaths. In Mali, the Ministry of Health has reported six suspected cases (as of 7 April 2014), two of which have tested negative for Ebola virus infection.
This is the first documented Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.
Risk assessment: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2021
22 Feb 2021 - On 7 February 2021, an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak was declared by the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in the North Kivu province in the eastern part of the country.
Ebola virus disease outbreak in Guinea, 2021
22 Feb 2021 - On 14 February 2021, national authorities declared an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the rural area of Gouéké in Nzérékoré region, Guinea. As of 18 February 2021, seven EVD cases (three confirmed and four probable) have been identified, including five deaths.
Rapid risk assessment: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo - sixth update
7 Aug 2019 - This is the sixth update of a rapid risk assessment originally produced on 9 August 2018. The update addresses the impact of active chains of Ebola virus disease (EVD) transmission reported outside the outbreak’s epicentre, specifically in Goma, a provincial capital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).