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Predicting Ebola outbreaks (while my guitar gently weeps)

Predicting Ebola outbreaks. Atlas of Science

Making a living as a rock musician can be hard (unless you are a star!): today your band plays here, tomorrow your band plays there… always on tour playing at clubs to earn some money. Animal migrations

Modeling epidemics and analyzing Ebola incidence data using Numerus Model Builder

Epidemics are quintessentially dynamic with outbreak, peak-incidence, and fadeout phases. The timings of outbreaks are hard to predict, as happened with the 2014 outbreak of Ebola viral disease in West Africa. To evaluate the risks of outbreaks,

Single dose protection against lethal Ebola virus challenge

Electron micrograph showing formation of MVA-EBOV VLPs

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a fast-progressing, highly lethal illness that poses significant threat to global public health when not contained. The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as of February 26, 2019, has

Cuba responds to Ebola

The first known case of Ebola virus disease appeared in the West African country of Guinea In December 2013. By September of 2014, over 1900 deaths from Ebola had been reported in the region. The United Nations

A “bottom” up approach to treating Ebola patients

International institutions organized a “top down” response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Millions were spent to provide volunteer healthcare workers, build Ebola treatment units and organize the delivery of supplies and equipment. These efforts did