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Table 1 Distribution of Cases, Deaths, Contacts, and Date declared Ebola-free

From: Managing emerging transnational public health security threats: lessons learned from the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak

Country Cases Deaths Case-fatality Rate (%) HCW Cases HCW Deaths Contacts Date first Ebola-Freea
Widely affected
 Guinea 3811 2543 66.7 187 94 TMTC December 29, 2015
 Sierra Leone 14,124 3956 28.0 303 221 TMTC November 7, 2015
 Liberia 10,675 4809 45.0 378 192 TMTC May 9, 2015
Limited transmission
 Italy 1 0 0.0 1 0 19 [18] July 20, 2015
 Mali 8 6 75.0 2 2 433 [38] January 18, 2015
 Nigeria 20 8 40.0 0 0 891 [22] October 20, 2014
 Senegal 1 0 0.0 0 0 74 [39] October 17, 2014
 Spain 1 0 0.0 1 0 83 [17] December 2, 2014
 United Kingdom 1 0 0.0 1 0 55 [8] (+ 177 airplane) March 10, 2015
 United States 4 1 25.0 3 0 177 [40] December 20, 2014
  1. aEach of the widely-affected countries was declared Ebola-free and subsequently had a small number of newly detected cases. The first date of being declared Ebola-free is a reasonable marker of when the outbreak was controlled in that country
  2. HCW – Healthcare worker
  3. TMTC – Too many to count