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Ebola Outbreak: Country Details
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Ebola virus disease outbreak in South Africa: 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 South Africa. 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 Pretoria, health authorities in South Africa have reported new cases and 0 new deaths. The people of South Africa 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 South Africa. Lastly, you can see how the South Africa ebola situation compares with the situation globally on the ebola-cases.com homepage.
South Africa: Total Ebola Cases
South Africa: New Ebola Cases
South Africa: Ebola Deaths
South Africa: Ebola Hospitalizations
Source: Ugandan Ministry of Health. Last update: Sat Mar 25 2023