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Ebola: Ebola

Compare the impacts (social, environmental and economic) of the Ebola Viral Disease in a developed country, with those in at least one less developed country or region.

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Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a rare but severe, often fatal illness in humans. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission.

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Which countries have had Ebola outbreaks?
The following countries have experienced cases of Ebola since its discovery:

 

The Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Russia
Gabon Senegal
Guinea Sierra Leone
Italy South Africa
Ivory Coast South Sudan
Liberia Spain
Mali Uganda
Nigeria United Kingdom
Philippines United States