Random Analytics: Ebola in Liberia (to 30 Jul 2014)
by Shane Granger
I have now been doing Random Analytics since October 2012 and analytics on Ebola itself was my sixth post (having been interested in the subject since I read The Hot Zone in the mid 1990’s. I’ve been doing complete posts on the subject recently, by impacted 2014 country, by African exposure, by top 10 outbreaks and by classification and year but this outbreak is moving faster than I can keep up with. I’ll now just concentrate on infographics that don’t get done in the mainstream narrative (or my flublogist colleagues don’t do). If you want to follow the detail more closely then follow Crawford Kilian, Ian Mackay or Maia Majumber (who does the dangdest infographics in the flublogist space).
Ebola in Liberia (to 30 July 2014)
***** Please note that this EVD infographic was updated with public source information to 2100hrs 30 July 2014 (EST) *****
As I go to print the overall Ebola situation can be found in the latest World Health Organisation advice (circa 27 July 2014). This infographic comes from the latest information from the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare via reliefweb. Situation Report No. 72 on the EBOLA Virus disease epidemic in Liberia as of 29th May to 28 July 2014. Detail:
Citizens and CHSWT have reached a compromise to allow health workers to investigate and follow up cases. Unofficial: About 15 persons are currently ill.
One of the two patients in the holding room left against medical advice and relocated to Zorzor Curran Hospital. However, specimen was taken.
There no lab technician to collect specimen
There is no trained personnel to manage cases – Also, there is no lab technician to collect specimen
Family of confirmed case continuously refuses to allow patient to be carried to treatment facility
How do the cases in Liberia/Guinea/Sierra Leone stack up over time since the 2014 outbreak began? Maybe a gif for each month?
See if you can find Maia Majumder. She does a lot of really good Ebola breakdowns.