The Travel Health and Vaccine Specialists

Health Alert


Ebola virus disease in Senegal

Updated October 27, 2014

Updated: October 24, 2014

Travel Health Notice

There have been no cases of Ebola virus disease reported in Senegal for 42 days (two incubation periods) following the single confirmed case in a traveller to Dakar from Guinea. On October 17th, the World Health OrganizationExternal link declared the end of the outbreak in Senegal.

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease is ongoing in GuineaExternal linkLiberiaExternal link and Sierra LeoneExternal link and additional cases in these countries can be expected.  Unrelated confirmed cases and deaths have been reported in the Democratic Republic of CongoExternal link.

For the latest updates on Ebola virus disease, including the total number of case and deaths, please visit the World Health Organization’s Global Alert and Response websiteExternal link.

For more information on safety, security and border measures for Senegal visit Country Travel Advice and AdvisoriesExternal link.