WHO – Ebola Situation Report – 5 August 2015

http://apps.who.int/ebola/current-situation/ebola-situation-report-5-august-2015
WHO - Ebola Situation Report - 5 August 2015
There were 2 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) reported in the week to 2 August: 1 in Guinea and 1 in Sierra Leone. This is the lowest weekly total to have been reported since March 2014, and marks a third consecutive decline in weekly case incidence

Country Case definition Cumulative cases Cases in past 21 days Cumulative deaths
Guinea Confirmed 3327 27 2070
Probable 452 * 452
Suspected 5 *
Total 3784 27 2522
Liberia§ Confirmed 3151
Probable 1879
Suspected 5636
Total 10 666 4806
Liberia** Confirmed 6 0 2
Probable 0 *
Suspected *
Total 6 0 2
Sierra Leone Confirmed 8695 7 3585
Probable 287 * 208
Suspected 4424 * 158
Total 13 406 7 3951
Total Confirmed 15 179 34
Probable 2618 *
Suspected 10 065 *
Total 27 862 34 11 281
Data not available. **Cases reported before 9 May 2015 are shaded blue. Due to ongoing surveillance and retrospective validation of cases and deaths, these totals may be subject to revision.

Note: The question which needs to be addressed is the the validity of the PCR tests themselves. 11281 confirmed “Ebola” deaths?

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