The West African ebola virus disease epidemic 2014–2015: A commissioned review

@article{Omilabu2016TheWA,
  title={The West African ebola virus disease epidemic 2014–2015: A commissioned review},
  author={Sunday A Omilabu and Olumuyiwa Babalola Salu and Bamidele O Oke and Ayorinde B James},
  journal={Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={23},
  pages={49 - 56}
}
The first epidemic of Ebola haemorrhagic disease in West Africa is the largest and longest Ebola epidemic till date, where the outbreak notably involved three countries with distant spread to other countries. It has caused significant mortality, with reported case fatality rates of up to 70%. Data and relevant information were extracted from the review of majorly relevant publications/papers about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and other previous outbreaks of Ebola virus (EBOV). As of 2016… 

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