Preparing for imported Ebola cases in Israel, 2014 to 2015.

  title={Preparing for imported Ebola cases in Israel, 2014 to 2015.},
  author={Tal Brosh-Nissimov and Lion Poles and Micha Kassirer and Roee Singer and Ehud Kaliner and Dikla Dahan Shriki and Emilia Anis and Itay Fogel and Dan Engelhard and Itamar Grotto},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  volume={20 44}
During the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, preventing exportation of the disease posed many challenges for economically more developed countries. In Israel, although the risk of importing single cases was assumed to be low, the implications of local transmission were great. This article describes the EVD preparedness plan of the Israeli Ministry of Health. Key elements were a sensitive case definition, designation of a single treatment centre for suspected and… CONTINUE READING
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