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An expanding list of resources on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) . . .


MOH SITREPs (Liberia) -     and
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Global Ebola Response -
UNMEER - Global Ebola Response -
Liberia - Ebola Response Contact List - December 7, 2015 - 
USAID Fact Sheets -


Office of Inspector General - Lead Inspector General Joint Strategic Oversight Plan on U.S. Government Activities: International Ebola Response and Preparedness

Global Communities ALERT Weekly Reports

US - HHS - Ebola Outbreak 2014: Information Resources

WHO - Ebola virus disease (EVD)

WHO - Frequently asked questions on Ebola virus disease

WHO - Updates - Ebola virus disease (EVD)

WHO - Situation reports: Ebola response roadmap

WHO - Data - Situation Summary

WHO - Publications - Ebola Virus Disease

CDC - Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

CDC - Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Information Packet (13 page .PDF file)

CDC – Questions and Answers on Ebola

CDC - Questions and Answers on experimental treatments and vaccines for Ebola

CDC - Ebola Virus Disease Information for Clinicians in U.S. Healthcare Settings

CDC - Information for Healthcare Workers and Settings

CDC - Ebola Outbreak: Advice for Humanitarian Aid Workers - (CLICK ON: "Returning to the United States")

CDC - Interim U.S. Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Potential Ebola Virus Exposure

CDC - ASPR - Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness (see page 3 of 6 page .PDF file)
This CDC/ASPR guidance calls for a "buddy system" for Healthcare workers providing care to Ebola patients.

CDC - Ebola - What's New

CDC - Estimating the Future Number of Cases in the Ebola Epidemic — Liberia and Sierra Leone, 2014–2015

CDC - EID - Operational Research during the Ebola Emergency

CDC - Communication Resources for West African Audiences

CDC - Epidemiologic Risk Factors to Consider when Evaluating a Person for Exposure to Ebola Virus

CDC - Secondary Infections with Ebola Virus in Rural Communities, Liberia and Guinea, 2014–2015

CDC - MMWR - Monitoring of Persons with Risk for Exposure to Ebola Virus — United States, November 3, 2014–December 27, 2015 

CDC - MMWR - Overview, Control Strategies, and Lessons Learned in the CDC Response to the 2014–2016 Ebola Epidemic

CDC - MMWR - Incident Management Systems and Building Emergency Management Capacity During the 2014–2016 Ebola Epidemic - Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea

APAN - Ebola Response Network

UN - Global Ebola Response - Coalition meeting notes

UN - Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF)

UN - Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) - Document Center,project&go=true

Columbia Prediction of Infectious Diseases - Ebola

reliefweb - West Africa - Ebola Outbreak

HDX (beta) Ebola-related datasets

reliefweb - CERF response to Ebola outbreak - September 8, 2014

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) - Ebola Outbreak
A collection of articles and other resources on the Ebola outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

CIDRAP - Ebola Literature

UN - Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)

MSF (Doctors Without Borders) - Ebola

UK - Ebola Virus Disease: Clinical Management and Guidance

ProMED-mail (click on Hot Topics)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Ebola Outbreak 2014: Information Resources

USAID - Fact Sheets

USAID - Non-Governmental Organizations Responding to Ebola

Public Health Agency of Canada - Ebolavirus - Pathogen Safety Data Sheet

International SOS - Ebola

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Ministry of Health Portal - Ministry News - August 6, 2014
Death of Ebola Suspected Patient Wednesday Morning in Jeddah

Research - Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Transmission and Risk Factors of Contacts, Uganda
(with references to fomites) – (8 page .PDF file)

Please note:  The 2012 study (below) showed that Ebola was able to travel between pigs and monkeys that were in separate cages and were never placed in direct contact.

2012 STUDY - Transmission of Ebola virus from pigs to non-human primates

Analysis via Dr. James Wilson - 2012 STUDY

Analysis - 2012 STUDY

Research - The survival of filoviruses in liquids, on solid substrates and in a dynamic aerosol
(the virus is capable of living in dried blood on various surfaces -- such as plastic and glass -- for as long as three weeks in low temperature environments)

Footnote 61 - (no virus samples survived on plastic, metal or glass surfaces at room temperature)

Research Study - Investigating the zoonotic origin of the West African Ebola epidemic

Cell - Antibodies from a Human Survivor Define Sites of Vulnerability for Broad Protection against Ebolaviruses 

Cell - Human Adaptation of Ebola Virus during the West African Outbreak 

Cell - Ebola Virus Glycoprotein with Increased Infectivity Dominated the 2013–2016 Epidemic 

CID - Resurgence of Ebola virus disease in Guinea linked to a survivor with virus persistence in seminal fluid for more than 500 days

CID - Kinetic Analysis of Biomarkers in a Cohort of US Patients With Ebola Virus Disease

Journal of Virology - Ebola Virus Delta Peptide is a Viroporin

Research - mBio - Transmission of Ebola Viruses: What We Know and What We Do Not Know

PLOS - Detection of Viral RNA in Tissues following Plasma Clearance from an Ebola Virus Infected Patient 

PLOS - Community Event-Based Surveillance for Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone: Implementation of a National-Level System During a Crisis 

PLOS - Minimally Symptomatic Infection in an Ebola ‘Hotspot’: A Cross-Sectional Serosurvey 

PLOS - Containing Ebola at the Source with Ring Vaccination 

PLOS - Fears and Misperceptions of the Ebola Response System during the 2014-2015 Outbreak in Sierra Leone 

PLOS - Diagnostics in Ebola Virus Disease in Resource-Rich and Resource-Limited Settings 

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. - A 6-Year-Old #Child with Severe #Ebola #Virus #Disease: #Laboratory-Guided #Clinical #Care in an ETC in #Guinea

NIAID - NIH Doctors Describe Severe Case of Ebola Virus Disease

SCIENCE ADVANCES - Reduced evolutionary rate in reemerged Ebola virus transmission chains

JID - Ebola Virus Neutralizing Antibodies Detectable in Survivors of theYambuku, Zaire Outbreak 40 Years after Infection

JID - New Evidence of Long-lasting Persistence of Ebola Virus Genetic Material in Semen of Survivors

Oxford Academic - Open Forum Infectious Diseases - Ebola Virus RNA Detection in Semen More than Two Years After Resolution of Acute Ebola Virus Infection

Oxford Journals - Ebola virus persistence in breast milk after no reported illness: a likely source of virus transmission from mother to child 

Oxford Journals - Impact of interventions and the incidence of ebola virus disease in Liberia—implications for future epidemics

PNAS - Essential information: Uncertainty and optimal control of Ebola outbreaks 

PNAS - Spatial and temporal dynamics of superspreading events in the 2014–2015 West Africa Ebola epidemic

Rapid outbreak sequencing of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone identifies transmission chains linked to sporadic cases (20 page .PDF file)

The Lancet - Ebola virus and malaria parasite positivity: a febrile illness quagmire

The Lancet - Asymptomatic infection and unrecognised Ebola virus disease in Ebola-affected households in Sierra Leone: a cross-sectional study using a new non-invasive assay for antibodies to Ebola virus

The Lancet - Efficacy and effectiveness of an rVSV-vectored vaccine in preventing Ebola virus disease: final results from the Guinea ring vaccination, open-label, cluster-randomised trial (Ebola Ça Suffit!) 

The Lancet - Efficacy and effectiveness of an rVSV-vectored vaccine expressing Ebola surface glycoprotein: interim results from the Guinea ring vaccination cluster-randomised trial 

The Lancet - Late Ebola virus relapse causing meningoencephalitis: a case report 

The Lancet - Sequelae of Ebola virus disease: the emergency within the emergency

The Lancet Global Health - Prevention of sexual transmission of Ebola in Liberia through a national semen testing and counselling programme for survivors: an analysis of Ebola virus RNA results and behavioural data

Nature - Virus genomes reveal factors that spread and sustained the Ebola epidemic

Nature - Toremifene interacts with and destabilizes the Ebola virus glycoprotein

Science Translational Medicine - Longitudinal peripheral blood transcriptional analysis of a patient with severe Ebola virus disease

WHO - Information Resources on Ebola Virus Disease

Global Ebola Response- UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) - Situation Reports

UN OCHA - West Africa - Ebola Outbreak 2014 - Contacts

UN OCHA - Who is Who - Contacts

UN OCHA - Ebola - Contacts -West and Central Africa

UN - OCHA - Africa

UN OCHA - 3W - Contact Directory - Who Does What, Where

UN OCHA - Ebola - Search - Humanitarian Response

Virology - Ebolaviruses associated with differential pathogenicity induce distinct host responses in human macrophages

World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) - Search

HDX - 3W Dataset on the Organizations Involved in the Response to the Ebola Crisis

Guinea - Hospital Response and Isolation / Treatment Centres

Liberia - Ministry of Health and Social Welfare - Ebola - Situation Reports     and

Liberia - Hospital Response and Isolation / Treatment Centres

Liberia - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Daily Media Summaries

Nigeria - Facilities Affected

Sierra Leone - Ministry of Health and Sanitation - Ebola - Situation Reports

Sierra Leone - Isolation / Treatment Centres

France - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Guinea and Sierra Leone - Ebola

About - Kimberly-Clark Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Precautions Brief

Kimberly-Clark Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Precautions Brief (9 page .PDF file)

Ebola - Travel security advisories - Flight bans and closures

Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS) - Ebola Needs Analysis Project (ENAP)

UN OCHA - Financial Tracking Service (FTS) - Ebola Virus Outbreak - WEST AFRICA - April 2014 

World Bank - Ebola Response

World Bank - Global Ebola Response Resource Tracking




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