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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 July 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128138892
  • Page : 126 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Ebola‘s Curse: 2013-2016 Outbreak in West Africa is about hemorrhagic fever viruses, especially Ebola, its initial origin in central Africa 1976, its unprecedented appearance in West Africa in 2013. The book records in sequence and detective style how the initial outbreak of Ebola from the index case in rural Guinea traveled to Sierra Leone, the work and fate of those working in the Kenema Government Hospital (KGH) isolation ward in Sierra Leone. The book provides vignettes of the three main players involved with Ebola at KGH, Sheik Khan, Pardis Sabeti, and Robert Garry. Khan was the head of the unit, declared a national hero by his Sierra Leone government. He died fighting Ebola and was/is recognized in the USA by American societies by awards created for his historic work and death. Pardis Sabeti, a geneticist from Harvard and Broad MIT Institute, who was honored as a "Scientist of the Year" by Time Magazine and the Smithsonian Institute. Robert Garry, head of the operation to fight hemorrhagic fevers and Ebola, shuttled between Tulane University, KGH, and The White House to make aware through the press and others the dilemma and tragedy that was unfolding, and the need to obtain additional medical and health care support and supplies. Sabeti and Garry currently work with Oldstone on Ebola at KGH and thus personal communication and knowledge was/is available to the author for the book. Includes perspectives from the 2013-2016 outbreak in West Africa Provides a detailed overview of the origins of Ebola virus through present day discoveries Written with an integrative approach, incorporating scientific research with insights from the field on Public Health and Medical History

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Ebola's Curse

Ebola's Curse
  • Author : Michael B.A. Oldstone,Madeleine R. Oldstone
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-18
  • ISBN : 9780128138892
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Ebola‘s Curse: 2013-2016 Outbreak in West Africa is about hemorrhagic fever viruses, especially Ebola, its initial origin in central Africa 1976, its unprecedented appearance in West Africa in 2013. The book records in sequence and detective style how the initial outbreak of Ebola from the index case in rural Guinea traveled to Sierra Leone, the work and fate of those working in the Kenema Government Hospital (KGH) isolation ward in Sierra Leone. The book provides vignettes of the three main players

Ebola’s Evolution

Ebola’s Evolution
  • Author : Michael B. A. Oldstone,Madeleine Rose Oldstone
  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-06-04
  • ISBN : 9781665702492
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This book provides an intimate portrait of multiple outbreaks of Ebola in Africa and reveals how the results of that experience can help us fight COVID-19. Michael B.A. Oldstone, who led the Viral-Immunobiology Laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute worked with Ebola, teams up with Madeleine Rose Oldstone to give a detailed account of the 2013-2016 and 2018-2020 Ebola outbreaks. The authors trace the origin of the disease, its spread like a tsunami thru Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia,

Shifting Economic, Financial and Banking Paradigm

Shifting Economic, Financial and Banking Paradigm
  • Author : Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-08-15
  • ISBN : 9783030796105
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This book presents the main ideas on shifting the economy, finance, and banking sectors among ASEAN countries into a new paradigm. Since the economy and finance, as well as the banking sector in the ASEAN region, have been growing years by years, there is the need for the policymakers and relevant agencies to study the ideas on shifting the ASEAN economy, finance, and banking towards globalization through a new paradigm. Furthermore, the recent COVID-19 pandemic has affected not just human

There's More to Fear than Fear Itself: Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century

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  • Author : Izabela Dixon,Selina E.M. Doran,Bethan Michael
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2019-01-04
  • ISBN : 9781848884045
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A Day-by-Day Chronicle of the 2013-2016 Ebola Outbreak

A Day-by-Day Chronicle of the 2013-2016 Ebola Outbreak
  • Author : Stephan Gregory Bullard
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-12
  • ISBN : 9783319765655
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This powerful history describes the daily progression of the Ebola outbreak that swept across West Africa and struck Europe and America from December 2013 to June 2016. A case study on a massive scale, it follows the narratives of numerous patients as well as the journey of physicians and scientists from discovery to action and from tracking to containment. The unfolding story reveals ever-shifting complexities such as the varied paths the infection took from country to country, the multiple responses of community

Pregnant in the Time of Ebola

Pregnant in the Time of Ebola
  • Author : David A. Schwartz,Julienne Ngoundoung Anoko,Sharon A. Abramowitz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-01-02
  • ISBN : 9783319976372
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This comprehensive account of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history examines its devastating effects on West Africa’s most vulnerable populations: pregnant women and children. Noted experts across disciplines assess health care systems’ responses to the epidemic in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, emphasizing key areas such as pregnancy, prenatal services, childbirth, neonatal care, and survivor health among pregnant and non-pregnant women. The 30 chapters hone in on gender-based social issues exacerbated during the outbreak, from violence against women and girls

Ebola

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  • Author : Adrian Davieson, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-03-09
  • ISBN : 1508775923
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In West Africa, a curse has hit its shores and terrain, and is taking the lives of its inhabitants in untold numbers. Its name is Ebola and it has claimed the lives of 11,000 Africans; and over 30,000 have been infected. Since its first outbreak in 1976, Ebola has destroyed families, ruined economies, and rendered women widows, and children orphans. The World Health Organization (WHO), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and Doctors Without Borders or Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), are overwhelmed. Ebola

Global Efforts to Fight Ebola

Global Efforts to Fight Ebola
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105050680714
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The Ebola Virus and West Africa

The Ebola Virus and West Africa
  • Author : Dr. Felix I. Ikuomola
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2015-07-10
  • ISBN : 9781491771310
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The Ebola Virus and West Africa: Medical and Sociocultural Aspects provides a compact summary of the Ebola virus, outlining its nature, history, epidemiology, and methods of treatment. In addition, the work examines the context of the diseases outbreak by describing the people, politics, and policies in West Africa before, during, and after the recent outbreak. Finally, chapters summarize and explore the ethical issues that arise in pursuing treatments and discuss methods for improving control and prevention of additional outbreaks. Dr.

Mutation Z: The Ebola Zombies

Mutation Z: The Ebola Zombies
  • Author : Marilyn Peake
  • Publisher : Marilyn Peake
  • Release Date : 2018-01-23
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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Ebola

Ebola
  • Author : James Lyons-Weiler
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2015-05-27
  • ISBN : 9789814675949
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The book is a narrative of the unfolding of the Ebola virus disease outbreak from a scientific view point. The author provides an analysis of the scientific basis of public health policies that have influenced the public's, and the medical community's, abilities to understand the virus and the disease. This is done in the context of providing insights into the biology of the virus, and exploring open questions, including its likely modes of transmission. The author has included citations from

Social Mobilization and the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia

Social Mobilization and the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia
  • Author : John Perry,T. Debey Sayndee
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-12-01
  • ISBN : 9780761868521
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The book offers a summary of the EVD crisis, and the ways it was defeated by the public who were energized by the gravity of the situation. It discusses the lessons learned, the effect of the disease on children, and the way forward for the international health care system.

The Plague Year

The Plague Year
  • Author : Lawrence Wright
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2021
  • ISBN : 9780593320723
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Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ebola Myths and Facts For Dummies

Ebola Myths and Facts For Dummies
  • Author : Consumer Dummies,Edward K. Chapnick
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-01-07
  • ISBN : 9781119066224
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Learn to: Recognize the signs and symptoms of Ebola Understand the history of Ebola Debunk the myths and concentrate on the facts Help support the fight against Ebola Separate fiction from fact regarding the Ebola virus Concerned about Ebola, but can't seem to separate fact fromfiction? You're not alone – misinformation abounds about thevirus. Ebola Myths & Facts For Dummies dives in to thedetails of the virus to let you know the history of Ebola, signsand symptoms, testing protocols, modes of transportation,

The Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

The Ebola Epidemic in West Africa
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-30
  • ISBN : 9780309450065
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The most recent Ebola epidemic that began in late 2013 alerted the entire world to the gaps in infectious disease emergency preparedness and response. The regional outbreak that progressed to a significant public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) in a matter of months killed 11,310 and infected more than 28,616. While this outbreak bears some unique distinctions to past outbreaks, many characteristics remain the same and contributed to tragic loss of human life and unnecessary expenditure of capital: insufficient knowledge of the