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  • Tags: Outbreaks

Creator: Rivière AM, Feuillette C, Moreau N, Damème F, Rapp C.
Subject: Contenu Français
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-07-01
Description: Ebola virus disease (EVD) went in the space of a few months from being a forgotten tropical disease to a global "health emergency".

Creator: Rousseau A, Labetoulle M.
Subject: Contenu Français
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-10-01
Description: L’épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE), déclarée comme telle en mars 2014 en Afrique de l’Ouest, est la plus importante jamais observée. C’est également la première épidémie de MVE responsable de cas d’importation aux États-Unis…

Ebola: characterization, history and cutaneous manifestations
Creator: Kolbach M, Carrasco-Zuber JE, Vial-Letelier V.
Subject: Elementos en Español
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-11-01
Description: Ebola virus (EV) is one of the most virulent human pathogens. Fruits bats are its natural reservoir, the transmission to humans is across wild animals (especially primates) and the propagation in human populations is through bodily fluid contact.

Current status of drug treatment against the disease caused by the Ebola virus
Creator: Reina J.
Subject: Elementos en Español
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-02-01
Description: The recent epidemic of disease caused by the Ebola virus has highlighted the need to develop specific drugs and have to deal with this entity.

Creator: Nathan L. Yozwiak, Christian T. Happi, Donald S. Grant, John S. Schieffelin, Robert F. Garry, Pardis C. Sabeti, and Kristian G. Andersen, on behalf of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium and the African Center of Excellence for Genomics of…

Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-06-30
Description: Summary

Recent infectious disease epidemics illustrate how health systems failures anywhere can create disease vulnerabilities everywhere. We must therefore prioritize investments in health care infrastructure in outbreak-prone regions of the…

Creator: Cnops, L., J. van Griensven, A. N. Honko, D. G. Bausch, A. Sprecher, C. E. Hill, R. Colebunders, J. C. Johnson, A. Griffiths, G. F. Palacios, C. S. Kraft, G. Kobinger, A. Hewlett, D. A. Norwood, P. Sabeti, P. B. Jahrling, P. Formenty, J. H. Kuhn, and…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-07
Description: Quantitative measurement of viral load is an important parameter in the management of filovirus disease outbreaks because viral load correlates with severity of disease, survival, and infectivity. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Creator: Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Subject: General
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2016-07-13
Description: A learning module for students to discuss, identify, and consider issues related to community engagement in public health emergency planning and response.

Creator: Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2016-08-01
Description: This release discusses how non-scientists can spot the hype in media coverage on public health emergencies.