The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), also known as Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF) and widely called Ebola first made its appearance in August 1976, in Yambuku, Zaire now known as the Northern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The name of the disease found its origin from the Ebola river in Zaire, when the first victim, a village headmaster who was touring an area near the Central African Republic border along the river contracted the disease and died within a span of 2 weeks.
Since its first appearance to this very day in 2014 the disease has occurred of and on creating a ruckus all over the world. At present, the disease has affected the largest population than ever due to lack of knowledge of sanitation, medical care, and distrust of the local government.
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