Mikiko Senga

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The largest ever Ebola virus disease outbreak is ravaging West Africa. The constellation of little public health infrastructure, low levels of health literacy, limited acute care and infection prevention and control resources, densely populated areas, and a highly transmissible and lethal viral infection have led to thousands of confirmed, probable, or(More)
Yaseen M. Arabi, M.D., Hanan H. Balkhy, M.D., Frederick G. Hayden, M.D., Abderrezak Bouchama, M.D., Thomas Luke, M.D., J. Kenneth Baillie, M.D., Ph.D., Awad Al‐Omari, M.D., Ali H. Hajeer, Ph.D., Mikiko Senga, Ph.D., Mark R. Denison, M.D., Jonathan S. Nguyen‐Van‐Tam, D.M., Nahoko Shindo, M.D., Ph.D., Alison Bermingham, Ph.D., James D. Chappell, M.D., Ph.D.,(More)
BACKGROUND Ebola virus disease (EVD) in health workers (HWs) has been a major challenge during the 2014-2015 outbreak. We examined factors associated with Ebola virus exposure and mortality in HWs in Kenema District, Sierra Leone. METHODS We analyzed data from the Sierra Leone National Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Database, contact tracing records, Kenema(More)
Contact tracing in an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is the process of identifying individuals who may have been exposed to infected persons with the virus, followed by monitoring for 21 days (the maximum incubation period) from the date of the most recent exposure. The goal is to achieve early detection and isolation of any new cases in order to(More)
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