Secondary Infections with Ebola Virus in Rural Communities, Liberia and Guinea, 2014–2015


Persons who died of Ebola virus disease at home in rural communities in Liberia and Guinea resulted in more secondary infections than persons admitted to Ebola treatment units. Intensified monitoring of contacts of persons who died of this disease in the community is an evidence-based approach to reduce virus transmission in rural communities.

DOI: 10.3201/eid2209.160416

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@inproceedings{Lindblade2016SecondaryIW, title={Secondary Infections with Ebola Virus in Rural Communities, Liberia and Guinea, 2014–2015}, author={Kim A Lindblade and Tolbert G. Nyenswah and Sakoba Keita and Boubakar Diallo and Francis N Kateh and Aurora O. Amoah and Thomas Knue Nagbe and Pratima L. Raghunathan and John C. Neatherlin and Mike Kinzer and Satish Pillai and Kathleen R. Attfield and Rana A. Hajjeh and Emmanuel Dweh and John A. Painter and Danielle T. Barradas and Seymour G. Williams and David John Blackley and Hannah L. Kirking and Monita R. Patel and Monica Dea and M. S. Massoudi and Albert E. Barskey and Shauna L. Mettee Zarecki and Moses Fomba and Steven M. Grube and Lisa Belcher and Laura N Broyles and Thomas Maxwell and Jose E Hagan and Kristin Yeoman and Matthew Westercamp and Joshua A. Mott and Frank J. Mahoney and Lawrence Slutsker and Kevin M Decock and Barbara J. Marston and Benjamin A. Dahl}, booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases}, year={2016} }