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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.


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.

World Health Organisation (WHO) Facts

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Facts

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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
Gabon Senegal
Guinea Sierra Leone
Italy South Africa
Ivory Coast South Sudan
Liberia Spain
Mali Uganda
Nigeria United Kingdom
Philippines United States