Measuring the impact of Ebola control measures in Sierra Leone.

  title={Measuring the impact of Ebola control measures in Sierra Leone.},
  author={Adam J. Kucharski and Anton Camacho and Stefan Flasche and Rebecca Glover and W. John Edmunds and Sebastian Funk},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={112 46},
Between September 2014 and February 2015, the number of Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases reported in Sierra Leone declined in many districts. During this period, a major international response was put in place, with thousands of treatment beds introduced alongside other infection control measures. However, assessing the impact of the response is challenging, as several factors could have influenced the decline in infections, including behavior changes and other community interventions. We… CONTINUE READING
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