Ebola Outbreak: Country Details
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Ebola virus disease outbreak in Botswana: case counts, deaths, and statistics
Ebola virus disease, or EVD, is a deadly disease with occasional outbreaks that occur mostly on the African continent. EVD most commonly affects people and nonhuman primates, such as monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees. It is caused by an infection with a group of viruses within the genus Ebolavirus.
The Ebola virus is a deadly virus that causes hemorrhagic fever in humans and other primates. Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after contact with the virus, with an average of 8 to 10 days. The course of the illness typically progresses from “dry” symptoms initially, such as fever, aches and pains, and fatigue, and then progresses to “wet” symptoms, such as diarrhea and vomiting as the person becomes sicker.
This page shows data for the ebola virus disease outbreak currently taking place in Botswana. This outbreak is part of the larger outbreak taking place in Africa, specifically in Southern Africa.
Based on the most recent reports available from the government in Gaborone, health authorities in Botswana have reported new cases and 0 new deaths. The people of Botswana have experienced 0 total cases since the start of the outbreak.
You can use the charts on this page to explore the spread of ebola in Botswana. Lastly, you can see how the Botswana ebola situation compares with the situation globally on the ebola-cases.com homepage.
Botswana: Total Ebola Cases
Botswana: New Ebola Cases
Botswana: Ebola Deaths
Botswana: Ebola Hospitalizations
Source: Ugandan Ministry of Health. Last update: Sat Mar 25 2023