RHCI continues to monitor the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in Sierra Leone. As of the date of this writing (August 16), no known cases have occurred in Tikonko town or its surrounding villages. However, the city of Bo (8 miles north of Tikonko) reports over 20 cases. Tikonko and Bo are located in the Southern Province. The Eastern Province, where the Ebola treatement center in Kenema is located, has experienced the earliest and largest number of infected patients.