SNAPDATE: Ebola virus numbers

The latest Ebola virus disease (EVD) figures of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Ministry of Health (MOH) are out and I’ve plotted them below. The important numbers remain Read More …

New Ebola virus disease case confirmed in a third DRC health zone

UPDATE #1 The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health (MOH) today announced that 1 of 2 suspected EVD cases in the Wangata Health Zone has tested positive for Read More …

SNAPDATE: Ebola virus numbers

Ebola virus disease (EVD) case numbers are very mobile at this stage. But working with what we have, we can see from the graph below that there has been a Read More …

Ebola numbers rise a little…

According to a new Situation Report from the World Health Organisation,[6] the case numbers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo outbreak are now…. Total suspected+probable+confirmed: 39 This includes: 2 Read More …

Early in an outbreak, everything is questions…

Nothing is clear during the early days of an outbreak of Ebola virus. Nothing is usually clear in the early days of an outbreak of any infectious disease. Numbers, the source of Read More …

Zooming in on the latest Ebola virus disease (EVD) hotzone…

UPDATE #1., #2 The image to the side is freely available to download from here or from figshare (CC BT 4.0 license and a DOI) alongside with yesterday’s images gets us a little Read More …

Ebola virus disease outbreak in the DRC

UPDATE #1, #2 The World Health Organization has reported that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (f. Zaire) has declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD). The announcement follows laboratory Read More …

Ebola virus disease over in the DRC….

Another year, another outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) overcome in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with the help of a mix of expert local skill and knowledge, isolation Read More …