Three confirmed cases were reported from Guinea during the week ending 18 Octobe. So Ebola is still alive in West Africa, but good news arrive from Sierra Leone and Liberia.
No new confirmed cases were reported from Sierra Leone in the week to 18 October. This is the fifth consecutive week that the country has recorded zero cases.
No new confirmed cases were reported from Liberia in the week to 18 October. Liberia was declared free of Ebola virus transmission in the human population on 3 September 2015, and has now entered a period of heightened surveillance
Since the emergency has started, total deaths are 11.313