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Ebola Reference Data


This is a place to share Ebola reference data and other resources

non-confidential and non-PII only please

Ebola Reference Data

  1. Healthmap Ebola Data
  2. WHO situation reports: Ebola response roadmap
  3. Caitlin Rivers (Virginia Tech) data and model on GitHub
  4. CDC page on 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
  5. WHO Global Alert and Response Disease outbreak news: Ebola virus disease
  6. New England Journal of Medicine's Ebola Outbreak page
  7. Ebola Parameter Value in Literature (Comparison)

Ebola Parameter Comparison


Headline Summary (mostly from Pub Med)

As of 19 Oct 2014 (epidemiological week 42) is 9,936 with 4,877 deaths

Oct 23

  1. Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country
  2. NYC Ebola case: Dr Craig Spencer, 33, who returned to the U.S. from Guinea. He flew through Brussels, Belgium and arrived in New York on October 17
  3. About 100 soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of the UK's efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak
  4. World Health Organization (WHO) said the true incidence/death numbers may be three times as much as reported, it suggests a toll of almost 15,000
  5. USA: requiring passengers from Ebola-stricken countries to fly into 5 airports: John F. Kennedy International in New York, O’Hare International in Chicago, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, Washington Dulles International near Washington, D.C., and Newark Liberty International in Newark, N.J.
  6. USA: CDC will monitor people arriving from West Africa
  7. UK: more airports beginning Ebola screening
  8. CDC Tightened guidance for US healthcare workers on personal protective equipment for Ebola [1]
  9. WHO declares Senegal and Nigeria free of Ebola virus transmission

Oct 12

  1. Liberia: 41 UN staffers now under observation
  2. West Africa: 591 Nigerians to Join Volunteer Group to Fight Virus
  3. Liberia: U.S. Ebola hospitals are going up ... slowly
  4. Mali: Vaccine being tested
  5. Sierra Leone: Officials admit a 'defeat'

Oct 11

  1. Liberia: 1332 Nigerian soldiers quarantined
  2. Ebola: 14 cases have been treated outside West Africa
  3. Spain: nurses quit
  4. USA: Dallas case had high fever at 1st visit
  5. Recurrent cases

October 8

  1. Sierra Leone: medical supplies blocked at docks for 2 months
  2. Liberia: home disinfection kits for Monrovia
  3. Liberia: journalists need written permission for Ebola interviews
  4. Liberia: US military will have 7 Ebola testing labs throughout


  1. Liberia: cremation brings problems
  2. Liberia: anti-corruption program
  3. Sex after Ebola
  4. OIE experts review current knowledge on Ebola reservoir

Oct 7

  1. Spain: nurse's Ebola infection blamed on substandard equipment
  2. Norway case
  3. USA: quarantine stations

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