Getting to zero in the DR Congo Ebola outbreak

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Getting to zero in the DR Congo Ebola outbreak

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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.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-03-09

Citation

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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