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  • Tags: Peer-reviewed

Creator: Folarin OA, Ehichioya D, Schaffner SF, Winnicki SM, Wohl S, Eromon P, West KL, Gladden-Young A, Oyejide NE, Matranga CB, Deme AB, James A, Tomkins-Tinch C, Onyewurunwa K, Ladner JT, Palacios G, Nosamiefan I, Andersen KG, Omilabu S, Park DJ, Yozwiak…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-10-15
Description: Containment limited the 2014 Nigerian Ebola virus (EBOV) disease outbreak to 20 reported cases and 8 fatalities. We present here clinical data and contact information for at least 19 case patients, and full-length EBOV genome sequences for 12 of the…

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: Mbala-Kingebeni P, Aziza A, Di Paola N, Wiley MR, Makiala-Mandanda S, Caviness K, Pratt CB, Ladner JT, Kugelman JR, Prieto K, Chitty JA, Larson PA, Beitzel B, Ayouba A, Vidal N, Karhemere S, Diop M, Diagne MM, Faye M, Faye O, Aruna A, Nsio J, Mulangu…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-04-15
Description: The real-time generation of information about pathogen genomes has become a vital goal for transmission analysis and characterisation in rapid outbreak responses. In response to the recently established genomic capacity in the Democratic Republic of…

Creator: Anise N Happi, Chinedu A Ugwu, Christian T Happi
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-04-15
Description: This article discusses how "real-time genomic viral sequencing and surveillance of human populations represents a simple and cost-effective method of mitigating outbreaks in countries and locations that are most at risk of infectious disease…

Creator: Jennifer Andonian, Kelsie E. Galusha, Lisa L. Maragakis, and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: General
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: In response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funded the creation of 10 Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Centers (RESPTCs) across the United States.

Creator: Angie M. Boyce and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: Host genomic research on high-consequence infectious diseases is a growing area, but the ethical, legal, and social implications of such findings related to potential applications of the research have not yet been identified.

Creator: Angela Vasa, Syra Madad, LuAnn Larson, Colleen S. Kraft, Sharon Vanairsdale, Jonathan D. Grein, Jennifer Garland, Virginia “Madison” Butterworth, and Christopher J. Kratochvil.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: The use of investigational therapeutics in the care of patients with Ebola virus disease was documented in the literature following the 2013-2016 outbreak. In order to access these types of therapeutics, facilities must have processes in place to…

Creator: NETEC SPRN Medical Countermeasures Working Group
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases pose growing global public health threats. However, research on and development of medical countermeasures (MCMs) for such pathogens is limited by the sporadic and unpredictable nature of outbreaks, lack…

Creator: Colleen S. Kraft, Mark G. Kortepeter, Bruce Gordon, Lauren M. Sauer, Erica S. Shenoy, Daniel P. Eiras, LuAnn Larson, Jennifer A. Garland, Aneesh K. Mehta, Kevin Barrett, Connie S. Price, Caroline Croyle, Lauren R. West, Brooke Noren, Susan Kline,…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: The 2013-2016 epidemic of Ebola virus disease (EVD) that originated in West Africa underscored many of the challenges to conducting clinical research during an ongoing infectious disease epidemic, both in the most affected countries of Guinea,…