24 May 2017 View Regions + Grand Bassa
Montserrado
Sinoe

As of 19 May 2017, a total of 31 cases, 13 deaths have been reported from Sinoe (27 cases/10 deaths), Montserrado (2/2) and Grand Bassa (2/1 ). Neisseria meningitidis serotype C has been confirmed as the causative agent. In this outbreak the pathogen has caused meningococcal disease (septicaemia an infection of blood) as opposed to meningococcal meningitis (infection of the meninges).

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11 May 2017 Liberia

As 10 May 2017, a cluster with 31 cases and 13 deaths has been reported. Investigations have so far confirmed meningitis C in four of the cases. Contact tracing and further testing continue.

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