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Deadly Ebola Virus Ravaging Africa

Severe Pandemic in West Africa

A deadly pandemic has been brewing in western Africa since December 2013. This latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) began in the Republic of Guinea and then spread to Sierra Leone and Liberia. To date, 344 suspected and confirmed cases of EVD have been reported in Guinea, 112 in Sierra Leone, and 13 in Libera. Since emerging in 1976 in Sudan and Congo, EVD outbreaks have occurred 33 times.

Courtesy of the CDC

Courtesy of the CDC

http://reliefweb.int/report/guinea/ebola-virus-disease-west-africa-situation-7-april-2014

Spread of Ebola, Courtesy of Relief Web International

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