Ebola Claims More Than 1,000 Lives in West Africa

August 15th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

According to the most recent data released by the World Health Organization, the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has already claimed the lives of 1,013 people.

Follow up:

With so many fatalities and almost 2,000 reported cases to-date, the current epidemic is by far the worst in history. Thus dar, the worst Ebola outbreak had occured in 1976, when 431 people had lost their lives in Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

This chart shows how many people have been infected with and killed by Ebola during the virus' most recent outbreak in West Africa.

Infographic: Ebola Claims More Than 1,000 Lives in West Africa | Statista
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