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Ebola Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads through human-to-human transmission. The average case fatality rate is around 50%. There is as yet no licensed treatment proven to neutralise the virus. Case Counts'around the globe *As of November 24, 2014. Spain (United States Mali Nigeria Senegal Guinea Sierra Leone Liberia Countries with Widespread Countries with an Initial Previously Affected Countries Transmission Case or Cases and/or Localized Transmission Countries Liberia Sierra Guinea United Mali Nigeria Senegal Spain Leone States Total A Cases Laboratory confirmed в cases Total Deaths A Total A. 22 A. 15,319 B. 9,566 C. 5,444 A. 10 B. 9 B. 21 C. 7 C. 8 The outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Senegal and Nigeria were declared over on 17 October and 19 October 2014, respectively. A national EVD outbreak is considered to be over when 42 days (double the 21-day incubation period of the Ebola virus) has elapsed since the last patient in isolation became laboratory negative for EVD. 15,351 9,596 5,459 cases lab confirmed countries deaths cases Sources World Health Organization http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/2014-west-africa/case-counts.html infugraphic.ly WwW.INFOGRAPHIC.LY 00

Ebola Outbreak

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An infographic on the Ebola outbreak and the number of cases and deaths around the world. World Health Organization (WHO): Ebola is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. The virus is transmitted t...

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