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Ebola Cases and Health System Demand in Liberia

Abstract<p>In 2014, a major epidemic of human Ebola virus disease emerged in West Africa, where human-to-human transmission has now been sustained for …

Liberia

Characterizing the Transmission Dynamics and Control of Ebola Virus Disease

1. Briand S, Bertherat E, Cox P, Formenty P, Kieny MP, et al. (2014) The international Ebola emergency. N Engl J Med 371: 1180–1183. doi: …

Disease

How Will the Ebola Epidemic End?

Upon his return from 6 weeks volunteering with the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership at a number of Ebola isolation facilities in Freetown, Tom Boyles …

Public Health

Publishing to Keep up with Ebola

As you read this, thread-like viruses less than one micron in length are spreading through human populations in West Africa, taking lives, wrecking …

Publishing

Projected Impact of Vaccination Timing and Dose Availability on the Course of the 2014 West African Ebola Epidemic

Introduction<p>The 2014 West African Ebola epidemic has evolved into a human catastrophe of historical proportions 1 ; as of October 22, 2014, nearly …

Vaccination

Assessment of the Risk of Ebola Importation to Australia

Introduction<p>The largest outbreak of Ebola virus ever recorded continues to spread in West Africa. In response, the World Health Organisation (WHO) …

Science

Ebola and Indirect Effects on Health Service Function in Sierra Leone

Introduction<p>Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) continues to ravage Sierra Leone. Experts have expressed concerns of complete breakdown in civic society.1 To …

Health

Is West Africa Approaching a Catastrophic Phase or is the 2014 Ebola Epidemic Slowing Down? Different Models Yield Different Answers for Liberia

Commentary<p>An unprecedented epidemic of Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV) has affected West Africa since approximately December 2013, with intense transmission …

Ebola

Shed GP of Ebola Virus Triggers Immune Activation and Increased Vascular Permeability

1. Baize S, Pannetier D, Oestereich L, Rieger T, Koivogui L, et al. (2014) Emergence of Zaire Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea - Preliminary Report. N …

Viruses