Table 1

EVD outbreaks, virus type, morbidity, mortality and case fatality rate in affected countries

YearCountryVirusCasesDeathsCFR (%)*
1976Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV31828088
1976South SudanSUDV28415153
1977Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV11100
1979South SudanSUDV342265
1994GabonEBOV523160
1994Côte d’IvoireTAFV100
1995Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV31525079
1996GabonEBOV372157
1996–1997GabonEBOV604575
1996South AfricaEBOV2150
2000–2001UgandaSUDV42522453
2001–2002GabonEBOV655382
2001–2002Republic of CongoEBOV574375
2002–2003Republic of CongoEBOV14312889
2003Republic of CongoEBOV352983
2004South SudanSUDV17741
2005Republic of CongoEBOV121083
2007Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV26418771
2007–2008UgandaBDBV1493725
2008–2009Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV321547
2011UgandaSUDV11100
2012UgandaSUDV11436
2012Democratic Republic of CongoBundibugyo361336
2012UgandaSUDV6350
2014Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV694971
2014GuineaEBOV3814254467
2014LiberiaEBOV10 678481045
2014Sierra LeoneEBOV14 124365926
2014NigeriaEBOV20840
2014MaliEBOV8675
2017Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV8450
2018Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV543361
2018–2019Democratic Republic of CongoEBOV3220215067
2019UgandaEBOV44100
Total34 35614 823
  • Source: WHO, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/history/chronology.html), MacNeil and Rollin,16 Baize et al,6 Nsio et al.30

  • *On going outbreak

  • BDBV, Bundibugyo ebolavirus; CFR, case fatality rate; EBOV, Ebola virus ; EVD, Ebola virus disease; SUDV, Sudan Ebola virus; TAFV, Taï Forest ebolavirus .