According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the risk from the outbreak is “high at the national level,” while regional level risk is moderate.
If the determination is made to use the vaccine, it is likely to take only two days to ship the vaccine to Kinshasa.
The outbreak has been reported in a remote and hard to reach area, and appears to be geographically limited.
This compedium issue provides access to research on key aspects of Ebola disease as well as lessons learned as concerns response.
Scientists have demonstrated that real-time sequencing and data-sharing can help stop the next outbreak.
Researchers identified a number of people who were infected but didn’t report being sick.