Title: Ebola epidemic in Guinea (2014-03-26)
Activation time (UTC): 2014-03-26 18:30:00 Event time (UTC): 2014-03-01 01:00:00 Event type: Other
Several cases of febrile illness occurred in Guinea, with some cases positively identified as Ebola virus. The main vectors of the virus are bats, which dwell on oil palms. Epidemiologists seek to identify the area of oil palm cultivation, in order to locate areas where potential patients might be.
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|Data theme(s)||Regions and cities; Science and technology|
|EuroVoc domain(s)||72 GEOGRAPHY|
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8.65919402° N, -10.02284269° E, 8.60147659° S, -10.09365309° W
|Coordinate Reference System||ETRS89 / LAEA Europe|