2019–20 Coronavirus Outbreak

PANDEMIC Disease: COVID-19 Estimated Death Toll: > 652,039 – As of 27 Jul 2020 Location: Worldwide The 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak is an ongoing public health emergency of international concern involving coronavirus disease in 2019. It was caused by...

2015–16 Zika Virus Epidemic

EPIDEMIC Disease: Zika Virus Epidemic Estimated Death Toll: 53 Location: Worldwide In early 2015, a widespread epidemic of Zika fever, caused by the Zika virus in Brazil, spread to other parts of South and North America. It also affected several islands in the Pacific...

Ebola Virus Epidemic in West Africa

PANDEMIC Disease: Ebola Virus Disease Estimated Death Toll: > 11,300 Location: Worldwide, mainly intense in West Africa The Western African Ebola virus epidemic was the most widespread outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in history—causing major loss of life and...

2012 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

PANDEMIC Disease: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Estimated Death Toll: > 862 (as of 13 January 2020) Location: Worldwide Since 2012, an outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has affected several countries, primarily in its namesake, the...

Haiti Cholera Outbreak

EPIDEMIC Disease: Cholera Estimated Death Toll: 9,985 (May 2017) Location: Hispaniola The 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak was the first modern large-scale outbreak of cholera – a disease once considered beaten back largely due to the invention of modern sanitation....
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