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Table 1 Chronology of Ebolavirus outbreaks

From: Tackling Ebola: new insights into prophylactic and therapeutic intervention strategies

Year Location Virus Species
1976 Democratic Republic of Congo ZEBOV Humans
1976 Sudan SEBOV Humans
1977 Democratic Republic of Congo ZEBOV Humans
1979 Sudan SEBOV Humans
1989-1990 USA REBOV Cynomolgus macaques
1992 Italy REBOV Cynomolgus macaques
1994 Gabon ZEBOV Humans
1994 Ivory Coast CIEBOV Chimpanzees, humans
1995 Democratic Republic of Congo ZEBOV Humans
1996 Gabon ZEBOV Humans
1996 Gabon ZEBOV Humans
1996 USA REBOV Cynomolgus macaques
2000-2001 Uganda SEBOV Humans
2001-2002* Gabon ZEBOV Humans, gorillas, duikers
2001-2005* Republic of Congo ZEBOV Humans, gorillas, chimpanzees, duikers
2004 Sudan SEBOV Humans
2007-2008* Republic of Congo ZEBOV Humans
2007-2008 Uganda BEBOV Humans
2008 Philippines REBOV Swine
  1. *Multiple independent outbreaks. Abbreviations: BEBOV, Bundibugyo ebolavirus; CIEBOV, Côte d'Ivoire ebolavirus; REBOV, Reston ebolavirus; SEBOV, Sudan ebolavirus; ZEBOV, Zaire ebolavirus.