Last year, the world saw the largest recorded outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever Ebola unfold. As of the day of this post, 11,163 people have died as a result of the outbreak. West Africa had the most of the affected countries, although the United States, the United Kingdom, and Spain had cases of Ebola as well. Although the Ebola outbreak still lingers in West Africa, we continue to see a decrease in the number of overall cases. Enough time has passed since the height of the outbreak that we can take a look back at some lessons learned. Read on for my take from a public health perspective. Continue Reading