West Africa Task Force on Ebola

2014 West Africa Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease) Outbreak


By Audrey Pabs-Garnon

The 2014 West Africa Ebola Epidemic is the largest in history primarily affecting 3 countries in the region – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.  1 in 2 people who contracted the disease in this outbreak have died.  This blog will provide information and education about the disease and its effects on children and families in two parts – General Information and a Call to Action. Today’s blog, the first of four sessions in the general information section, will focus on background information,