ebola virus outbreak death statistics

Ebola Virus Outbreak Statistics

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Ebola Virus Outbreak Statistics Data
Year Ebola virus was first discovered 1976
Percentage of deaths among all reported Ebola cases 41 %
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 appear 8-10 days
Maximum length of incubation period before symptoms begin to appear 21 days
Percent of new infections that occur during the burials of ebola patients, when performed by friends and family 20 %
Percent of patients that need to be isolated in order to decrease outbreak at the same rate of increase 70 %
Estimated number of children who have been orphaned due to the ebola epidemic 7,000
Percent of households in Liberia that are eating fewer meals a day as a result of the Ebola epidemic 85 %
Number of beds in ebola treatment centers across West Africa 4,461
2014 Ebola Outbreak Cases by Country Cases Deaths
Italy 1 0
Guinea 3,804 2,536
Liberia 10,675 4,809
Mali 8 6
Nigeria 20 8
Senegal 1 0
Sierra Leone 14,124 3,956
Spain 1 0
United States 4 1
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Largest Ebola Outbreaks by Year Cases Deaths
2014 13,042 4,818
2008-2009 32 15
2007 413 224
2000-2001 425 224
1996-1997 60 45
1995 315 254
1994 52 31
1979 34 22
1976 602 431
Total (1976-2016) 24,282 9,976
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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: February 19, 2016

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