The outbreak of Ebola virus disease which was first reported in March 2014 is continuing. Ongoing transmission of the virus is still being reported in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
On the 8 August 2014 the World Health Organisation released a statement following a meeting of the International Health Regulation Emergency Committee, declaring the Ebola outbreak a 'Public Health Emergency of International concern'.
For further information on the Ebola virus please click on the link below to see a question and answer document for Wales:
Ebola Questions and Answers