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Table 1 Summary of the studies included in a systematic review and meta-analysis describing case fatality rate for Ebola virus disease in Africa

From: How severe and prevalent are Ebola and Marburg viruses? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the case fatality rates and seroprevalence

Author and Year of Publication Deaths Cases Country Year and month of outbreak
WHO International Study Team, 1978 [27] 151 284 South Sudan 1976, June–November
International Commission, 1978 [28] 280 318 DRC 1976, Sept–Oct
Heymann et al., 1980 [8] 1 1 DRC 1977, June
Baron et al., 1983 [29] 22 34 South Sudan 1979, June–Oct
Amblard et al., 1997 [30] 30 49 Gabon 1994, November
Khan et al., 1999 [32] 255 315 DRC 1995, May
Georges et al., 1999 [31] 21 31 Gabon 1996, May
Milleliri et al., 2004 [34] 45 60 Gabon 1996, May
Okware et al., 2002 [33] 224 425 Uganda 2000, October
Nkoghe et al., 2005 [36] 97 124 Gabon 2000, December
Rouquet et al. (2005) [37] 128 143 ROC 2003, December
Boumandouki et al., 2005 [35] 29 35 ROC 2003, Oct–Dec
Onyango et al., 2007 [38] 7 17 South Sudan 2004, April–June
Nkoghe et al., 2011 [41] 10 12 ROC 2005, April–May
Leroy et al., 2009 [39] 186 264 DRC 2007, May and November
Wamala et al., 2010 [3] 39 116 Uganda 2007, August
Grard et al., 2011 [40] 15 32 DRC 2008, Jan
Shoemaker et al., 2012 [7] 1 1 Uganda 2011, May
Albariño et al., 2013 [42] 4 11 Uganda 2012, July
Albariño et al., 2013 [42] 3 6 Uganda 2012, Nov
Albariño et al., 2013 [42] 13 36 DRC 2012, August
Maganga et al., 2014 [43] 49 69 DRC 2014, July
WHO, 2016 [79, 90] 11323 28646 West Africa March, 2014
  1. DRC Democratic Republic of Congo, ROC Republic of Congo