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Ebola
2014-10-08 | A A A  [print][close]

The 2014 Ebola outbreak first began in Guinea in March 2014. Since its initial outbreak, the virus has spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the most severe in recorded history since 1976 in regards to both the number of human cases and fatalities. According to WHO Ebola virus disease Outbreak news, Ebola virus has infected more than 6263 people and killed 2917 humans Until September 21, 2014. There are five countries has been involved in the battle to Ebola virus, including Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Senegal. And so far, it's doesn't appear to be slowing down. The number of Ebola virus infection and death is keeping increasing. Ebola virus is more inimical to humans than perhaps any known virus on Earth. Now, the alarm for the prevention and control of Ebola is being sounded around the world.

Scientists from WIV have done a lot of previous research on high infectious diseases such as Ebola virus and other viral hemorrhagic fever, which means we are ready for the prevention and control of Ebola virus. After so many years'exploration and research, we have wide knowledge about Ebola virus, full of capability and confidence in dealing with it technologically.

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