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Getting to zero in the DR Congo Ebola outbreak


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Getting to zero in the DR Congo Ebola outbreak


Any plan to stop the ongoing Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo must be based on a quantitative understanding of the proportion of the at-risk population that needs to be protected by effective control measures for transmission to decline sufficiently and quickly enough for the outbreak to end.




Dhillon, Ranu S., Devabhaktuni Srikrishna, and Gerardo Chowell. 2020. "Getting to zero in the DR Congo Ebola outbreak." The Lancet Infectious Diseases.


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