Ebola News


Oct

09

2014
Ebola KAP Survey Sierra Leone: Summary Findings

Ebola KAP Survey Sierra Leone: Summary Findings

This KAP study on public knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to EVD prevention and medical care in Sierra Leone was conducted August 20th-25th.  Administered a household survey to a random sample of 1413 people West Area Rural and Urban,  Kenema, Kailahun, Kambia, Port Loko, Koinadugu, Moyama and Bo Ebola KAP Survey Sierra Leone: Summary Findings  


Oct

08

2014
KFF/JAMA – The 2014 Ebola Outbreak

KFF/JAMA – The 2014 Ebola Outbreak

From Visualizing Health Policy (Kaiser Family Foundation) and The Journal of the American Medical Association, an infographic giving a summary of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.


Sep

25

2014
CDC: Ebolavirus Ecology (French)

CDC: Ebolavirus Ecology (French)

  CDC graphic in French shows the life cycle of the ebola virus. Bats are strongly implicated as both reservoirs and hosts for the ebolavirus. Of the five identified ebolavirus subtypes, four are capable of human-to-human transmission. Initial infections in humans result from contact with an infected bat or other wild animal. Strict isolation of infected patients is essential to reduce onward ebolavirus transmission. (CDC...

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Sep

25

2014
CDC: Ebolavirus Ecology

CDC: Ebolavirus Ecology

CDC graphic shows the life cycle of the ebolavirus. Bats are strongly implicated as both reservoirs and hosts for the ebolavirus. Of the five identified ebolavirus subtypes, four are capable of human-to-human transmission. Initial infections in humans result from contact with an infected bat or other wild animal. Strict isolation of infected patients is essential to reduce onward ebolavirus transmission. (CDC Website)



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