Mike Coston at Avian Flu Diary has three important posts on Ebola this morning, including this link to a new report from WHO's Regional Office for Africa: Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update 25. It's a long, detailed report including mention of the Nigerian imported case. Excerpt, reformatted:
New cases and deaths attributable to EVD continue to be reported by the Ministries of Health in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Between 21 and 23 July 2014, 108 new cases of EVD, including 12 deaths, were reported from the three countries as follows:
• Guinea, 12 new cases and 5 deaths;
• Liberia, 25 new cases with 2 deaths; and
• Sierra Leone, 71 new cases and 5 deaths.
These numbers include laboratory-confirmed, probable, and suspect cases and deaths of EVD.
As of 23 July 2014, the cumulative number of cases attributed to EVD in the three countries stands at 1 201, including 672 deaths. The distribution and classification of the cases are as follows:
•Guinea, 427 cases (311 confirmed, 99 probable, and 17 suspected) and 319 deaths (208 confirmed, 99 probable, and 12 suspected);
• Liberia, 249 cases (84 confirmed, 84 probable, and 81 suspected) and 129 deaths (60 confirmed, 50 probable, and 19 suspected); and
• Sierra Leone, 525 cases (419 confirmed, 56 probable, and 50 suspected) and 224 deaths (188 confirmed, 33 probable, and 3 suspected).