Ebola Outbreak Timeline
December 6th, 2013: A twoyearold child died in Meliandou in southern Guinea and was later identified as "patient zero". The virus remained localized until February 2014, when a healthcare worker in a neighboring province died. First ebola patient , the outbreak started with patient zero contaminated two more people which caught the attention of the general public once realized he came from another country airports required a screening which created more polices such as the three people in san diego county were being monsters for ebola for twenty one days with a phone call everyday from a certified clinic or hospital
MARCH 23,2014:Guinean officials say tests confirm that the Ebola virus has killed 59 people. Ebola became more known worldwide.
LATE MARCH,2014: disease's early growth
May 26th, 2014: Sierra Leone confirmed its first deaths from the virus.
JUNE 17,2014: Ebola has spread to Liberia's capital of Monrovia, with a health official saying seven people have died there. People demonstrate
JUNE 18,2014: A World Health Organization report attributes 337 deaths to the Ebola virus, making this outbreak the worst recorded in history.
July 29,2014:Doctor leading Sierra Leone's Ebola fight dies
9. JULY 31,2014:The death toll attributed to the Ebola virus rises to more than 700 people in West Africa.
August 2nd, 2014: United States missionary doctor Kent Brantley, infected with Ebola in Liberia, was flown to Atlanta for treatment
AUGUST 5,2014: Ebola patient is brought to the U.S., American missionary, Nancy Writebol is stricken with the disease. She is taken to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta and she goes onto recover in a special isolation unit for recovery and is then released. August 8th, 2014:The WHO declared the Ebola epidemic a "public health emergency of international concern".
AUG. 20,2014: Liberian security forces dressed in riot gear deploy to enforce a quarantine around the West Point slum in Monrovia, stepping up the government’s fight to stop spread of the Ebola virus and unnerving residents.
SEPT. 16,2014: President Barack Obama travels to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis, announcing that he will send 3,000 American troops to West African nations to fight the spread of the epidemic. SEPT. 19,2014: A police officer patrols an empty street in downtown Freetown, Sierra Leone as a nationwide threeday curfew begins in order to conduct a governmental, United Nationssupported housetohouse campaign around the Ebola virus. SEPT.21,2014: shutdown is the government’s latest effort to stop the spread of the disease which by this point has claimed more than 2,500 lives in West Africa. SEPT. 30,2014: Health officials confirm the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States that of a man who flew on a commercial airliner from Liberia to Texas and became ill after arriving in the United States.
OCTOBER 8,2014: A Liberian man named Thomas Eric Duncan was diagnosed with Ebola and being treated for at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. He had gone to the hospital for feeling I'll but he was sent home even after he had told a nurse that he had been in West Africa. He went back to the emergency room a couple days later on September 28 feeling worse and he is the first person to die and be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.
OCT. 12,2014: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms the first case of Ebola transmission in the United States. The patient is later identified as Nina Pham, 26, a nurse who had provided care to Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital ...
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