Table 2

Number of outbreaks and deaths caused by the selected viruses from 1963 to 2019.

Virus groupVirusesOutbreaksDeathsMain continent(s) impacted
FilovirusesMarburg virus,
Ebolaviruses
4015‚ÄČ771Africa
Epidemic coronavirusesSARS Coronavirus 1 (SARS-CoV-1)2922Asia
OtherMachupo virus, Nipah virus33529South America (Machupo virus), Asia (Nipah virus)