What We Know and Don't Know About Ebola's Collateral Damage

September 2, 2014 4:57 PM

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What We Know and Don't Know About Ebola's Collateral Damage

Counting deaths is hard, especially in places where vital registration -- the process of recording deaths and producing death certificates -- is nonexistent or incomplete. This is the case in several West African countries, which are currently experiencing the worst outbreak of Ebola ever on record.

At least 1,552 people have already died from Ebola in this outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. This count comes from data collected by the national governments of these countries. It is reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) and updated at least once a week. Despite its a...

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