Ebola virus disease
Ebola and Marburg virus diseases are caused by the Ebola and Marburg viruses, respectively. Both are rare diseases, but can cause outbreaks with high case fatality rates. Most outbreaks have occurred in sub-Saharan countries, notably in the central Africa region. The largest outbreak of Ebola virus disease occurred in three West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone) between 2014 and 2016, with over 28 000 cases and 11 000 deaths.
Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The 12th outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) lasted from 7 February 2021 to 3 May 2021
Ebola virus disease outbreak in Guinea
An outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was declared in Guinea on 14 February 2021. On 19 June 2021, the outbreak was declared over.