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Table 1 Chronology of Ebola Zaire strain outbreaks [1, 4]

From: Role of healthcare workers in early epidemic spread of Ebola: policy implications of prophylactic compared to reactive vaccination policy in outbreak prevention and control

Country Outbreak location Year Number of cases Number of deaths
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Yambuku 1976 318 280
DRC Tandala 1997 1 1
Gabon Mekouka 1994 52 31
DRC Kikwit 1995 315 254
Gabon Mayibout 1996 37 21
Gabon Booue 1996 60 45
Gabon Mekambo 2001–02 65 53
Republic of the Congo (RC) Mbomo Kelle 2001–02 57 43
RC Kelle 2003 143 128
RC Mbandza Mbomo 2003 35 29
RC Etoumbi 2005 12 10
DRC Luebo 2007 264 187
DRC Mweka and Luebo 2008–09 32 15
DRC Jeera 2014 66 49
Multiple countries [4] West Africa 2014–15 28,183 11,306