ebola virus outbreak death statistics

Ebola Virus Outbreak Statistics

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Ebola Virus Outbreak StatisticsData
Year Ebola virus was first discovered1976
Percentage of deaths among all reported Ebola cases41 %
Total amount of money spent battling Ebola$838,000,000
Amount of money the World Health Organization believes it will take to fight Ebola$1,000,000,000
Percent of Americans surveyed who said they were worried about contracting Ebola (1,000 surveyed)20 %
Average period from the time of Ebola virus exposure until symptoms begin to appear8-10 days
Maximum length of incubation period before symptoms begin to appear21 days
Percent of new infections that occur during the burials of ebola patients, when performed by friends and family20 %
Percent of patients that need to be isolated in order to decrease outbreak at the same rate of increase70 %
Estimated number of children who have been orphaned due to the ebola epidemic7,000
Percent of households in Liberia that are eating fewer meals a day as a result of the Ebola epidemic85 %
Number of beds in ebola treatment centers across West Africa4,461
2014 Ebola Outbreak Cases by CountryCasesDeaths
Italy10
Guinea3,8042,536
Liberia10,6754,809
Mali86
Nigeria208
Senegal10
Sierra Leone14,1243,956
Spain10
United States41
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Largest Ebola Outbreaks by YearCasesDeaths
201413,0424,818
2008-20093215
2007413224
2000-2001425224
1996-19976045
1995315254
19945231
19793422
1976602431
Total (1976-2016)24,2829,976
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: World Health Organization, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Health
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 19, 2017

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