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Global Ebola Epidemic - Geography of Disease

This will be used to curate a report on the Geography of Disease: Global Ebola Epidemic



  • Description of the disease itself and where it began.

Rev Med Virol. 2015 Nov 12. doi: 10.1002/rmv.1863. [Epub ahead of print]
Ebola virus: an introduction and its pathology.
Singh G1, Kumar A1, Singh K1, Kaur J1.
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1Department of Biotechnology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.

Outbreaks Chronology: Ebola Virus Disease

Timeline of Ebola outbreaks by year and location.

  • Will be of great use when creating a map of where ebola has been seen historically.
  • This will allow me to draw a diagram of the movement of ebola geographically.
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Global Map of Ebola movement.

The locations currently affected by the West Africa Ebola Outbreak.
AmericanXplorer13 - Created with tools from Kartograph, released under the AGPL license.

Factors that contributed to undetected spread of the Ebola virus and impeded rapid containment

Informative paper by the World Health Organization that describes the reasons behind the global movement of ebola.

The Ebola Virus Explained — How Your Body Fights For Survival

What does the Ebola virus actually do in your body? Why is it so dangerous and why does it kill so many people? We take a look at the apocalyptic war that ra...

  • interesting and fun video that explains what Ebola does to your body.
Key events in the WHO response to the Ebola outbreak

Key events in the WHO response: One year into the Ebola epidemic

  • Describes the world's emergency preparedness response to the epidemic.
  • Also includes the request of the UN to include the WHO to assist in stopping the spread of the virus into other countries.
  • Also can be used as a international timeline of the world's combat of the virus.
Practical exercises: Exploring the geography of disease

A great presentation of the Geography of Disease. Can help give me a starting point of how to create a presentation on the subject matter.

About Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus species. Ebola can cause disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees).
*Will be used to show what ebola is and where it started

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