Via Guineeinformation.fr, a news release from the Ministry of Health: The situation of Ebola viral hemorrhagic fever in Guinea: Date of 22 May 2014, Guinea has recorded 146 confirmed cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever with 95 deaths. The Google translation:
Until the date of 22 May 2014, Guinea has recorded 146 confirmed cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever with 95 deaths.
Three (3) new confirmed cases were recorded including two Télimélé and 1 Guékédou.
To date, eight (8) confirmed positive patients are currently hospitalized six (6) Guékédou and two (2) Télimélé.
As in Conakry, no confirmed cases of Ebola have been recorded since April 26.
The home is a home Télimélé wherein depth by a joint Ministry of Health and partners (WHO and MSF) team investigations are ongoing. Meanwhile, significant steps are taken to identify the outbreak:
- The establishment of a center for appropriate treatment;
- Identification of all contacts;
- Awareness coupled with the distribution of hygiene kits in the villages of cases and contacts.
To date, 173 contacts are being followed in the country including:
Prefecture Guékédou touch 132 s with a rate of contact tracing of 98% and 41 contacts were identified in the Prefecture Télimélé.
Despite progress in the fight against this epidemic Ebola, the Management Committee epidemics emergencies and disasters appeals to the entire population for the implementation and enforcement measures of individual and collective protection in homes and public places.
In prefectures continued to record new cases (Guékédou and Télémilé) energetic measures are taken by the Government and partners to limit the spread of the epidemic and identify.
The Ministry of Health's website was useless during the worst of the outbreak because it evidently ceased to be updated sometime in 2011. Now it's even worse: Someone claiming to be an Indonesian has hacked the site.