Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Question:  When did the World Health Organization declares the end of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone?

(a) 5 November 2015

(b) 7 November 2015

(c) 9 November 2015

(d) 2 November 2015

Ans: b

Related facts:

  • On 7 November 2015, the World Health Organization declares the end of the Ebola outbreak in western African country Sierra Leone.
  • Sierra Leone recorded the first Ebola case on 24 May 2014, a total number of 8,704 people were infected and 3,589 have died. From those who tragically lost their lives, 221 of them were healthcare workers.

Reference:
http://www.afro.who.int/en/media-centre/statements/item/8141-statement-on-the-end-of-the-ebola-outbreak-in-sierra-leone.html

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/07/world-health-organisation-sierra-leone-ebola-free

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