Outbreak of the ebola virus disease in guinea

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Outbreak of the ebola virus disease in guinea
DEPENDENT VARIABLE
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First introduced in region of Gueckedou in Guinea’s remote southeastern forest
region
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Zaire Ebola virus species, most lethal Ebola virus known
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Five different species of Ebola virus associated with consistent case fatality and
identified target area
INDEPENDENT VARIABLES EXAMINED & IMPORTANCE TO POLITICAL SCIENTISTS AND HUMANITY
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Migration and exposure of Fruit Bats
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Poor economic development and public health system
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Poverty encourages people to expand their travel for food and resources to live
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Increase in mortality rate
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Worldwide transmission
FINDINGS AND SIGNIFICANCE
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Economic and medically deprived countries are more vulnerable of contracting a
disease
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Less economic, political, and educational resources make it harder for countries
to address/respond quickly and efficiently
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Infected persons crossing borders
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Poor inter-governmental coordination
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Language barriers
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Life expectancy and GNI
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Prevent, control the rate of infection, and quick international response

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