An international team of scientists from Institut Pasteur Paris and Dakar are on the front of the outbreak in Guinea.
The Institut Pasteur confirmed the outbreak on March 21, 2014. Since the outbreak is still continuing, scientists and materials have been sent from Institut Pasteur Paris and Dakar to Guinea.
Experts from Institut Pasteur Dakar are investigating new cases in Conackry. Scientists from the Emerging viral infection unit (UBIVE) have supported the European Mobile Lab (EMLab) in Gueckedou (Guinea).
The Institut Pasteur will attend the international emergency meeting organized in Ghana by WHO 2&3 July to reinforce the international response to the spread of the disease.
This meeting will be attended by Health Ministers from 11 countries - Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal and Uganda - and different partners of the organization involved in the response to the outbreak of Ebola including representatives from MSF, Institut Pasteur and the European Union.