2014 | July 9, 2014 – March 31, 2016
On March 23, 2014, the World Health Organization reported cases of Ebola Virus Disease in the forested rural region of southeastern Guinea.
The identification of these early cases marked the beginning of the West Africa Ebola epidemic, the largest in history.
CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center in July 2014 to help coordinate technical assistance and disease control activities with partners.
CDC personnel deployed to West Africa to assist with response efforts, including surveillance, contact tracing data management, laboratory testing, and health education.
CDC staff also provided support with logistics, staffing, communication, analytics, and management.
Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Italy, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States