[Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak Response in West Africa].

  title={[Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak Response in West Africa].},
  author={Takuya Adachi and Nobuhiro Komiya and Yasuyuki Kato},
  journal={Kansenshogaku zasshi. The Journal of the Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases},
  volume={89 2},
The largest ever outbreak of Ebola virus disease has been spreading in West Africa. The authors were deployed to Liberia and Sierra Leone as short-term consultants for the World Health Organization. Our mission was to ensure clinical management and infection prevention and control priorities in frontline treatment centres. This paper describes how the disease is spread, its symptoms and progression, measures currently taken to ensure both infection control and the best possible care, and the… CONTINUE READING