The Past Need Not Be Prologue: Recommendations for Testing and Positioning the Most-Promising Medical Countermeasures for the Next Outbreak of Ebola Virus Infection

The 2013–2016 outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa led to unprecedented morbidity and mortality.

An Ebola Outbreak Has Just Been Stopped. Here’s What It Tells Us About Containing Epidemics.

Less than three months since an Ebola outbreak was declared, and after only about 50 cases, the outbreak’s efficient containment is a remarkable achievement that stands in stark contrast to the West African epidemic that spiraled into a two-year global crisis with over 28,000 cases.

An evaluation of emergency guidelines issued by the World Health Organization in response to four infectious disease outbreaks

The urgent need for guidance and the paucity of structured scientific data on emerging diseases hinder the formulation of evidence-informed recommendations using standard methods and procedures.