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Ebola transmission ends in Guinea

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h7014 (Published 29 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h7014
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1The BMJ

Ebola virus disease is no longer being transmitted in Guinea, the World Health Organization said on 29 December, 42 days after the last person confirmed to have the disease tested negative for the second time.

Guinea is the last of the three countries most affected by the disease to be declared free of transmission. Sierra Leone was declared to have interrupted the chain of transmission on 7 November 2015 and Liberia on 3 …

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