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Volume 21, Number 7—July 2015

Cluster of Ebola Virus Disease, Bong and Montserrado Counties, Liberia

Tolbert G. Nyenswah, Mosaka Fallah, Geoffrey M. Calvert, Stanley Duwor, E. Dutch Hamilton, Vishwesh Mokashi, Sampson Arzoaquoi, Emmanuel Dweh, Ryan Burbach, Diane Dlouhy, John E. Oeltmann, and Patrick K. MoonanComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Monrovia, Liberia (T.G. Nyenswah, M. Fallah, S. Duwor); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (G.M. Calvert, D. Dlouhy, J.E. Oeltmann, P.K. Moonan); United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Monrovia (E.D. Hamilton); United States Navy, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (V. Mokashi); Ministry of Health and Social Welfare–Bong County, Suokoko, Liberia (S. Arzoaquoi, E. Dweh); International Medical Corps, Los Angeles, California, USA (R. Burbach)

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Characteristics of family members in Ebola cluster, Bong and Montserrado Counties, Liberia, November–December 2014

Patient no. Relationship to patient 0 Age, y/Sex Occupation Date of symptom onset Date admitted to ETU* Outcome, date City where Ebola exposure likely occurred†
0 32/M Nurse’s aide Nov 14 Died, Nov 24 Monrovia
1 Father 78/M Farmer Dec 1 Dec 8 Recovered, Dec 24 Monrovia
2 Brother 39/M Auto Mechanic Dec 9 Dec 10 Recovered, Dec 23 Monrovia
3 Niece 15/F Student Dec 10 Dec 16 Recovered, Dec 30 Monrovia
4 Mother 55/F Vendor in the market Dec 15 Dec 17 Died, Dec 22 Monrovia
5 Son 3/M Dec 16 Dec 17 Died, Dec 21 Monrovia
6 Cousin 29/F Rubber plantation worker Dec 16‡ Dec 18 Recovered, Dec 30 Gbarnga
7 Sister§ 32/F Vendor in the market Dec 18 Dec 19 Died, Dec 21 Monrovia
8 Brother-in-law# 41/M Construction worker Dec 18 Dec 19 Died, Dec 27 Monrovia
9 Niece 10/F Student Dec 20‡ Dec 20 Recovered, Jan 9 (2015) Gbarnga

*ETU, Ebola treatment unit.
†Gbarnga is located in Bong County; Monrovia is located in Montserrado County.
‡Became symptomatic while under observation at the Bong County Holding Center.
§Twin sibling of patient 0.
#Husband of patient 7.

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