Ebola Outbreak Maps: Enough Information?

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The outbreak of Ebola has prompted media outlets to use maps to convey the spread of the disease. Are they the right maps? Do they communicate the correct information?

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Image: WHO map of Geographical distribution of Ebola outbreaks in West Africa – 29 June 2014 .

Show Notes

Ebola drug likely saved American patients - CNN.com
Google Flu Trends | United States
Health News - Directions Magazine
Global Incident Map Displaying Outbreaks Of All Varieties Of Diseases
Weekly US Map: Influenza Summary Update- http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/usmap.htm
How deadly Ebola has spread across the globe | Mail Online
CDC Quarantine Stations Ebola - Business Insider
Here are the 35 countries one flight away from Ebola-affected countries - Quartz
Mapping the world's worst Ebola epidemic - Interactive - Al Jazeera English
Map Shows The Spread Of Ebola In West Africa - Business Insider
Where Is The Ebola Virus? Outbreak Map Shows Virus Deaths In West Africa | International Business Times
WHO | Ebola virus disease (EVD)
The Spread of Ebola Outbreaks (1976-2015) - Google Maps

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