These Interactive Graphs Show What The Future Of The Ebola Outbreak May Look Like

September 26, 2014 9:42 PM

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More than 6,240 people in West Africa have been infected in the worst Ebola outbreak in history. The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that, without drastic measures to halt the disease's spread, that number may rise to 20,000 infections by the beginning of November.

Ramon Martinez, a health metrics advisor to the WHO's Regional Office for the Americas, dug into WHO data to produce a series of interactive graphs forecasting the rate at which Ebola could possibly spread. The graphs were developed using a forecasting model called exponential smoothing and publishe...

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