West Africa: Ebola outbreak

The Government of Guinea declared a new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on 14 February 2021. Preliminary findings indicated that the virus in the current epidemic is the same responsible for the 2014-16 epidemic and that it was transmitted from one human to another. This Emergency Appeal will enable the IFRC to support the Red Cross Society of Guinea to respond to the ongoing epidemic, and will support readiness and preparedness activities by National Societies in Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali and Senegal in case of further disease spread.

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