The spread of the Ebola epidemic
The Ebola epidemic that has ravaged the western coast of Africa has spread dramatically since the first appearance in Guinea in mid-March. More people have died in this epidemic than all previous ebola epidemics combined.
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Source: World Health Organization. Graphic by Annie Daniel and Emily Chow. Updated Aug. 13, 2014.