Humanitarian Health Action

Government of Mali and WHO announce the end of the Ebola outbreak

The Minister of Health and Public Hygiene of Mali, Ousmane KONE, surrounded by the Coordinator of the Emergency Operational Center, Dr Samba SOW (on the right) and the WHO Representative in Mali, Dr Ibrahima Soce FALL

18 January 2015, Bamako - Malian authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) today announced the end of the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Mali since 42 days had elapsed after the last Ebola case tested negative in laboratory tests on the 6 December 2014.