List of Ebola outbreaks
August 1976
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August 7 (Saturday)  
Ebola outbreak in Zaire

Occurred in Yambuku and surrounding areas in what was then Zaire. It spread through personal contact and by use of contaminated needles and syringes in hospitals and clinics.

December 1994
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December 29 (Thursday)  
Ebola outbreak in Gabon

Occurred in Makokou and gold-mining camps deep in the rain forest along the Ivindo River. Until 1995, the outbreak was incorrectly classified as yellow fever.



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