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The severe Ebola virus disease epidemic occurring in West Africa stems from a single zoonotic transmission event to a 2-year-old boy in Meliandou, Guinea. We investigated the zoonotic origins of the epidemic using wildlife surveys, interviews, and molecular analyses of bat and environmental samples. We found no evidence for a concurrent outbreak in larger(More)
Emerging Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers (VHFs) offer a frontier for a " One-Health " research agenda; the joined-up, or collaborative, effort of multiple disciplines to attain optimal health for people, animals, and the environment multidisciplinary work on Lassa fever and Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea and Sierra Leone explores the connections between humans,(More)
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