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 March 2014. 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.