Overview of Ebola virus disease in 2014.

@article{Tseng2015OverviewOE,
  title={Overview of Ebola virus disease in 2014.},
  author={Chih-Peng Tseng and Yu-Jiun Chan},
  journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA},
  year={2015},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={
          51-5
        }
}
  • Chih-Peng Tseng, Yu-Jiun Chan
  • Published in
    Journal of the Chinese…
    2015
  • Medicine
  • In late December 2013, a deadly infectious epidemic, Ebola virus disease (EVD), emerged from West Africa and resulted in a formidable outbreak in areas including Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. EVD is a zoonotic disease with a high mortality rate. Person-to-person transmission occurs through blood or body fluid exposure, which can jeopardize first-line healthcare workers if there is a lack of stringent infection control or no proper personal protective equipment available. Currently… CONTINUE READING

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