Outer circles indicate subprefectures; gray circles represent case-patients with paralysis onset in 2015; white circles represent laboratory-confirmed contacts; triangle represents case-patient with paralysis onset in 2014.
Strains isolated in the Kintinian subprefecture clustered in lineage I; those isolated in the Doko subprefecture clustered in lineage II (Figure 2, panel A).
Even when they are within the jurisdiction of a subprefecture
and county, there is still no control.
In January 2015, a total of 8 suspected measles cases were reported in Lola, with no subprefecture exceeding the WHO Regional Office for Africa definition of a suspected outbreak (5 suspected cases in 1 month) (8).
Beginning in March 2015, active measles surveillance was reinforced through daily phone calls to regional health centers in each subprefecture of Lola to quickly identify new areas of transmission.
Case-patients resided permanently in 23 villages in 7 subprefectures of Kindia.
Patients resided permanently in 11 villages in 4 subprefectures of Faranah.
For administration purposes, the country is divided into 16 prefectures that are further divided into over 60 subprefectures
; the commune of Bangui is administered separately.
Administrative subdivisions: 9 provinces, 36 prefectures, and 8 subprefectures
Government administration is carried out at several levels; in descending order, they are: eight regions, 33 prefectures, over 100 subprefectures
, and many districts (known as communes in Conakry and other large cities, and villages or "quartiers" in the interior).
Administrative subdivisions: 10 provinces, 58 departments or divisions, 349 subprefectures