Ebola in West Africa

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Lul Raka; Monica Guardo;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Institute of Immunobiology and Human Genetics
  • Journal: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences,volume 3,issue 1,pages174-175 (issn: 1857-9655, eissn: 1857-9655)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4877779, doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2015.013
  • Subject: R | West Africa | ebola; outbreak; West Africa; World Health Organization | outbreak | ebola | Medicine | World Health Organization | Public Health

Ebola viral disease (EVD) is a severe and life-threatening disease. The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa entered its second year and is unprecedented because it is the largest one in history, involved urban centers and affected a large number of health care workers... View more
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