A recent publication in the Clinical Infectious Disease Journal highlights an investigation identifying a cluster of Guinean patients with drug resistant leprosy infections .
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At least five people have died since 29 February 2016 due to a new flare up of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea . The
Estimating the fatality of the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak
Estimating the fatality of the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak “Case fatality rate” – or CFR – is a term that’s been tossed around a
Throughout the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, there have been reports of voluntary and government-ordered isolation and quarantine. The use of these terms has
Since it was identified in 1976 during simultaneous outbreaks in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola has concerned the public due to both
Ebola Update: Death in Nigeria, Impact on Healthcare Workers, and Containment Measures in Liberia
Nations around the world have voiced concern about West Africa’s Ebola outbreak spreading via air travel, with warnings like “Ebola only a plane ride away.”
On July 15, the WHO reported a total of 964 cases including 603 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Guinea still has the greatest
The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which was first identified in March 2014 in Guinea, continues to spread in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.
West Africa’s Ebola outbreak continues to grow. In Guinea, as of April 9, the World Health Organization reports 158 cases and 101 deaths. Liberia has
UNICEF released a statement this week warning of the fast-growing cholera outbreak in the Sahel region of west and central Africa. So far this year,