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Howlett P, Walder A, Lisk D, et al. Neurological and psychiatric manifestations of post Ebola syndrome in Sierra Leone. Lancet 2017; 389 (suppl): S48 —In this Abstract, S Sevalie should have been listed as an author. This correction has been made to the online version as of Feb 1, 2018.
[Observer] Some of the Diompillor Liberia Chapter supported orphans from Monrovia and rural Liberia.
[VOA] More than 100,000 malaria cases went untreated when Liberia's health care system buckled under the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak, according to a new study.
[Daily Trust] The West Africa Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control (ECOWAS-RCSDC)-the region's response to managing and preventing epidemics-goes operational in Abuja on Wednesday, nearly three years after heads of regional governments approved it in 2015.
(Lehigh University) In a new study supported by the National Institutes of Health, researchers at Lehigh University seek to elucidate quantitatively -- for the first time -- the biomechanical mechanism of Ebola-host cell interaction, providing potential new targets for antiviral drug development.
(PLOS) The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in 2014-2015 disrupted the provision of healthcare in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia. In a research article published this week in PLOS Medicine, Bradley Wagenaar, of the University of Washington, and colleagues quantify the health system output losses in Liberia during and in the immediate aftermath of the EVD outbreak, and the recovery of the health systems in the two years following.
by Bradley H. Wagenaar, Orvalho Augusto, Jason Beste, Stephen J. Toomay, Eugene Wickett, Nelson Dunbar, Luke Bawo, Chea Sanford Wesseh BackgroundThe aim of this study is to estimate the immediate and lasting effects of the 2014 –2015 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak on public-sector primary healthcare delivery in Liberia using 7 years of comprehensive routine health information system data. Methods and findingsWe analyzed 10 key primary healthcare indicators before, during, and after the EVD outbreak using 31,836 facility-month service outputs from 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2016 across a census of 379 public-se...
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
Publication date: February 2018 Source:Current Opinion in Virology, Volume 28 Author(s): Anita K McElroy, Elke Mühlberger, César Muñoz-Fontela Since its initial emergence in 1976 in northern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ebola virus (EBOV) has been a global health concern due to its virulence in humans, the mystery surrounding the identity of its host reservoir and the unpredictable nature of Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks. Early after the first clinical descriptions of a disease resembling a ‘septic-shock-like syndrome’, with coagulation abnormalities and multi-system organ failu...
As a doctor who works at an international news network, I often see the worst stories of all. In Iraq and Afghanistan, the horrific realities of the battlefield are funneled and concentrated in the medical tents where I have reported for more than a decade. I have seen patients infected with Ebola in West Africa who dehydrate to death, with no treatment in sight. There are other stories I still can't talk about.