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Cholera thrives in contaminated water.

illustrations, infectious disease, medical, medical history

Asiatic Cholera, 1832

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The first known case in the 2014 Ebola epidemic was a toddler in Guinea who likely contracted the virus from a wild animal (possibly a bat). This was the largest ebola epidemic on record. There were 28,603 known cases and 11,301 deaths.

infectious disease, medical, medical history

Index Case

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