The Guilfordian

Congo fights Ebola Outbreak

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Nearly 200 people have died in the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the outbreak began, it has also spread to several neighboring countries, including Uganda and Angola. The World Health Organization has named this epidemic as a soon-to-be pandemic and recommends travelers...

The Ebola virus spreads from patient zero to over 3,000

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Who is patient zero? In epidemiological investigations, doctors often use the term to refer to the first documentated case. According to CNN Health and The New England Journal of Medicine, patient zero of the recent Ebola outbreak was a young villager from Guinea. First identified in equatorial areas...