The outbreak provides a test of reforms made to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergency response capacity in recent years, and may also test the readiness of the entire United Nations system.
The area of the outbreak is isolated and hard-to-reach, with virtually no functioning telecommunications and few paved roads.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and Congolese officials are now tracing 125 people who were in contact with any cases and must be quarantined.
The mobile lab was instrumental in the Ebola outbreak response by providing timely and reliable diagnostics.
Researchers used insights from the 2014 Ebola outbreak to develop the method which pinpoints critical pieces of missing information required to improve management decisions during an infectious disease outbreak.
This compedium issue provides access to research on key aspects of Ebola disease as well as lessons learned as concerns response.
The Group of 77 highlighted the importance of building on existing institutional and coordination mechanisms.
This Concept of Operations (ConOps) provides NYC Health and Hospitals a strategic high level overview with a health care facility tiered approach to safely and effectively manage and respond to persons/patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
A significant challenge in responding to and limiting the West African Ebola outbreak was a lack of a quick, reliable way to identify patients infected with the virus.
During the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa, many metrics were collected to support epidemiological studies and health care reporting.