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Use of a mobile application for Ebola contact tracing and

The 2014–2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa was the largest Ebola epidemic to date Contact tracing was a core surveillance activity Challenges with paper-based contact tracing systems include incomplete identification of contacts delays in communication and response loss of contact lists inadequate data collection and transcription errors

gendered human rights analysis of Ebola and Zika:

A gendered human rights analysis of Ebola and Zika: locating gender in global health emergencies SARA E DAVIES SARA E DAVIES 1 Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow and Associate Professor at the Centre for Governance and Public Policy and Griffith Asia Institute School of Government and International Relations Griffith University Australia Search for other works by this

Ebola Crisis

Stay Informed Tweets by MedairDRC For regular updates sign up to our email list or follow us on Facebook Instagram LinkedIn and our Twitter feeds Medair_DRC MedairInt and MedairPress Learn more about Medair's work in DR Congo July 15th 2019 The second largest Ebola outbreak in history Luke Hunt serves on our emergency response team in the Ebola-affected country to help stop

Paul Farmer Diary: Ebola LRB 22 October 2014

They were a well-informed group of mostly young men and women Kru was their native language they spoke English just fine They were the front line in the struggle against Ebola the ones who could bring information and services to the rural poor But they were isolated and badly equipped The sun beat down on the immense forest and the dirt roads cutting through it We were slated to leave

The Obama Administration's Response to Ebola

The Administration's Response to Ebola The Facts Where We Stand At Home Abroad What We Need How You Can Help Latest News Related Links President Obama Provides an Update on the U S -Led Response to Ebola: Here's the bottom line Patients can beat this disease And we can beat this disease But we have to stay vigilant We have to work together at every level — federal state and

Prevent the Further Spread of Ebola

UNICEF Mobilizes to Fight Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo When an Ebola outbreak was declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in August 2018 UNICEF and partners responded immediately dispatching community health workers leading public information campaigns shipping supplies and installing handwashing stations at schools along with other measures to

Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare and deadly disease in people and nonhuman primates The viruses that cause EVD are located mainly in sub-Saharan Africa People can get EVD through direct contact with an infected animal (bat or nonhuman primate) or a sick or dead person infected with Ebola virus

Ebola Crisis

Stay Informed Tweets by MedairDRC For regular updates sign up to our email list or follow us on Facebook Instagram LinkedIn and our Twitter feeds Medair_DRC MedairInt and MedairPress Learn more about Medair's work in DR Congo July 15th 2019 The second largest Ebola outbreak in history Luke Hunt serves on our emergency response team in the Ebola-affected country to help stop

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Introduction Ebola virus outbreaks have been reported with increasing frequency since 2000 1 Currently west Africa is experiencing the largest Ebola virus disease outbreak in history with more cases recorded in this epidemic than in all other outbreaks combined Five distinct species in the Ebola virus genus exist four of which are aetiological agents of Ebola virus disease: Zaire Ebola

NIH VideoCast

NIH staff were deployed in western Africa during the 2015–2016 Ebola outbreak to provide primary care to those infected and we received Ebola patients at the NIH Clinical Center For many years prior however NIH scientists have studied the natural reservoirs of emerging viruses such as ebolavirus and have elucidated the biology of ebolavirus infection which has informed the creation of

The exacerbation of Ebola outbreaks by conflict in

Informed by temporal incidence and conflict data as well as the ethnographic evidence we developed a model of Ebola transmission and control to assess the impact of conflict on the epidemic in the eastern DRC from April 30 2018 to June 23 2019 We found that both the rapidity of case isolation and the population-level effectiveness of vaccination varied notably as a result of preceding

WHO

During an Ebola epidemic any unprotected handling of the bodies of infected patients who have died constitutes a biosafety hazard The burial process is very sensitive for the family and the community and can be the source of community resistance or even conflict Before starting any procedure the family must be fully informed about the dignified burial process and their religious and

RKI

Ebola ist eine seltene und lebensbedrohliche Infektionskrankheit Sie gehrt zu den viralen hmorrhagischen Fiebererkrankungen (VHF) und wird durch das Ebolavirus (EV) verursacht In der Fachliteratur gngige Bezeichnungen fr Ebola sind Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) und Ebolafieber Die Gattung Ebolavirus gehrt zur Familie der Filoviren und wird in fnf Spezies unterteilt

UN informed of Ebola virus outbreak in northern DR Congo

UN informed of Ebola virus outbreak in northern DR Congo "An investigation team led by the Ministry of Health and supported by WHO and partners has deployed and is expected to reach the affected area in the coming days " said WHO Executive Director for Emergencies Peter Salama in

Frequently asked questions on Ebola virus disease vaccine

16 06 2020Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe often fatal illness with a death rate of up to 90% caused by Ebola virus a member of the filovirus family The Ebola virus was first identified in 1976 when 2 simultaneous outbreaks occurred 1 in Yambuku a village not far from the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the other in a remote area of

NIAID's Ongoing Ebola Efforts in Congo Elsewhere

NIAID and Okairos which GlaxoSmithKline acquired in 2013 developed an Ebola vaccine candidate (licensed to Sabin Vaccine Institute on August 6) that uses a chimpanzee adenovirus (chAd3) vector or carrier to deliver Ebola genetic material The chAd3-EBO-Z vaccine designed to protect against the Ebola Zaire virus species proved to be efficacious in monkeys as well as safe and immunogenic

Use of a mobile application for Ebola contact tracing and

The 2014–2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa was the largest Ebola epidemic to date Contact tracing was a core surveillance activity Challenges with paper-based contact tracing systems include incomplete identification of contacts delays in communication and response loss of contact lists inadequate data collection and transcription errors

NIAID's Ongoing Ebola Efforts in Congo Elsewhere

NIAID and Okairos which GlaxoSmithKline acquired in 2013 developed an Ebola vaccine candidate (licensed to Sabin Vaccine Institute on August 6) that uses a chimpanzee adenovirus (chAd3) vector or carrier to deliver Ebola genetic material The chAd3-EBO-Z vaccine designed to protect against the Ebola Zaire virus species proved to be efficacious in monkeys as well as safe and immunogenic

First vaccine to protect against Ebola

Ebola virus disease is a rare but severe illness caused by the Ebola virus Death rates in patients who have contracted the disease have varied from 25% to 90% in past outbreaks The largest outbreak to date occurred in West Africa in 2014-2016 with more than 11 000 deaths The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) which is caused by Ebola Zaire has shown case fatality

UN Ebola Crisis Centre: External Situation Report

UN Ebola Crisis Centre: External Situation Report 7 October 2014 HIGHLIGHTS Liberia's Ministerial Ebola Strategic Committee and Incident Management Team presented the revised national Ebola response plan on 4 October finalised plan is expected in the coming week National medical personnel on strike in Bong County ETU similar strikes threatened in Monrovia Despite improvements in capacities

Use of Convalescent Whole Blood or Plasma Collected from

Ebola Virus Disease for Transfusion as an Empirical Treatment during Outbreaks Contents 1 Introduction 2 Guidance on donor selection screening donation and handling of blood and plasma units 2 1 Identification of suitable blood or plasma donors among patients recovered from

Ebola

Hi everyone I would like to be more informed about Ebola I want to learn about the effects of the virus and the outbreaks in Africa since it's discovery I don't know much about biology and a little about Ebola and it's outbreaks Can anyone recommend any book with serious information but for starters Thank you very much Pd: what to do

Epidemiological characteristics clinical manifestations

The West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in 2014–2016 was declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) a public health emergency of international concern Most of the previous studies done in Sierra Leone relating to the clinical and epidemiological features of EVD during the 2014–2016 West African outbreak focused on adult EVD patients

Frequently asked questions on Ebola virus disease vaccine

16 06 2020Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe often fatal illness with a death rate of up to 90% caused by Ebola virus a member of the filovirus family The Ebola virus was first identified in 1976 when 2 simultaneous outbreaks occurred 1 in Yambuku a village not far from the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the other in a remote area of

First vaccine to protect against Ebola

Ebola virus disease is a rare but severe illness caused by the Ebola virus Death rates in patients who have contracted the disease have varied from 25% to 90% in past outbreaks The largest outbreak to date occurred in West Africa in 2014-2016 with more than 11 000 deaths The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) which is caused by Ebola Zaire has shown case fatality

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