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Title:

Ebola in West Africa: A Familiar Pattern?

Authors:
Amesh A. Adalja
Date posted:
July 07, 2014
Publication type:
Article
Publication:

Biosecur Bioterror 2014;12(4):161-162

Publisher:
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
DOI:
10.1089/bsp.2014.1563
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Introduction:

The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa—a region that has been largely devoid of visitations from this virus—has sparked many news stories and fueled speculation about how such outbreaks are started, sustained, and eventually controlled. However, with some important caveats, this outbreak displays many of the characteristics of prior outbreaks, the first of which occurred in 1976.

 

 

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