The aggregate data from the Lofa County Health Office and case-based data from the Foya ETU
describe a peak of reported cases and new admissions respectively in the week ending August 16 followed by a decline in subsequent weeks.
Drilling on the ETU
#14-7 has commenced and surface pipe has been set with an expected TD of 4,750 feet and is also targeting the Mississippi Lime interval.
Counties will need ongoing technical assistance to improve triage processes at all county health care facilities so that patients presenting for care whose illnesses meet suspected or probable Ebola case definitions are correctly identified, while also minimizing ETU
referrals for patients whose illnesses do not meet suspected or probable Ebola case definitions.
From August 1 to September 23, three patients were sent to the ETU
with suspected Ebola following this screening protocol; one of the three had confirmed Ebola.
On July 26, 2014, Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare was informed of a laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola in an HCW at an ETU
located adjacent to a general hospital (hospital A) in Monrovia, Liberia; in the following 24 hours CDC was informed of two additional HCW cases at the same ETU
#17-6 is the 3rd vertical well in the program.
The location of the ETU
#17-6 is two locations west and one location north of the ETU
#14-5 and #15-4 are part of a planned 10 vertical well program to develop the Mississippi Lime formation.
His CD4 cell count 4 months before admission to the ETU
was 459/[micro]L on April 24, 2014.
discharge certificates were used as enrollment criteria; not all survivors with ETU
certificates were in the survivor registry.
Elite Athletes - Men Tom Bishop - Member of the GB Triathlon Team that won mixed relay old at this year's ETU
European Championships, in Lisbon.
The two patients released from the Paynesville ETU
are the father and younger brother of the presumed index case, a 15-year-old boy named Nathan Gbotoe from a suburb of the capital Monrovia who died from the disease last week.