FACTBOX - Ebola: Profile of a killer

By Misha Hussain | Tue, 1 Apr 2014 08:46 AM

CONAKRY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ebola is suspected to have killed more than 70 people in Guinea in the last two months – the first fatal outbreak of the virus in West Africa. Below are some facts on one of the world’s most lethal infectious diseases.

  • Scientists first identified Ebola following an outbreak in 1976 in Sudan and Zaire, now known as Democratic Republic of Congo (...

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