Human Ebola outbreak resulting from direct exposure to fruit bats in Luebo, Democratic Republic of Congo, 2007.

@article{Leroy2009HumanEO,
  title={Human Ebola outbreak resulting from direct exposure to fruit bats in Luebo, Democratic Republic of Congo, 2007.},
  author={{\'E}ric Maurice Leroy and Alain Epelboin and Vital Mondonge and Xavier Pourrut and Jean-Paul Gonzalez and Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum and Pierre B H Formenty},
  journal={Vector borne and zoonotic diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={723-8}
}
Twelve years after the Kikwit Ebola outbreak in 1995, Ebola virus reemerged in the Occidental Kasaï province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between May and November 2007, affecting more than 260 humans and causing 186 deaths. During this latter outbreak we conducted several epidemiological investigations to identify the underlying ecological conditions and animal sources. Qualitative social and environmental data were collected through interviews with villagers and by direct… CONTINUE READING
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