This trend shows daily new cases confirmed by blood samples; not all suspected and probable cases. Since August the trend went up above 60 and then back down. But not to zero. It stayed around 10 new cases per day. The hunt can not stop until it reaches zero.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zoC2JMgttw&w=560&h=315]
1. Examine the public’s knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Sierra Leone
2. Identify bottlenecks to preventing the spread of EVD
3. Use the study to inform evidence-based strategies in preventing the transmission of EVD and caring for those already infected and affected by the epidemic
This KAP study on public knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to EVD prevention and medical care in Sierra Leone was conducted August 20th-25th. Administered a household survey to a random
sample of 1413 people West Area Rural and Urban, Kenema, Kailahun, Kambia, Port Loko, Koinadugu, Moyama and Bo
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