TIME Infectious Disease

Watch How Ebola Has Spread Across West Africa


As of September 16, the World Health Organization has reported 4,985 infections of Ebola across six countries, resulting in 2,496 deaths.

This map shows the path of the disease’s outbreak, as recorded by the World Health Organization beginning March 23, 2014. Data from last week shows the disease spreading in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where 62 cases and 35 deaths are reported.

With reporting from Becca Staneck.


This article was originally published on August 8.

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