Past Lessons Aiding Current Ebola Outbreak
By the time the epidemic was brought under control in 2016, more than 11,300 people had died in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and the costs had risen to U.S.$4.3 billion. Painful lessons from the last Ebola outbreak are being applied to the current one, in the hope that the scope of the outbreak will be limited.
Des malades atteints d'ebola
Previous deadly Ebola outbreaks were confined to really remote places DR Congo and thus quickly contained. But this time, there are some cases in a major city. MSF and others are ... Read more »
The vaccine V920 isn't new. It was invented in 2003 at the Public Health Agency of Canada, and initial tests showed promise. Clinical trials didn't happen, until the worst Ebola ... Read more »
This is the ninth Ebola outbreak in the country since 1976. The previous outbreaks were centred in rural areas and contained before they reached an urban environment like Mbandaka. ... Read more »