LYON, G. Marshall
New Eng. J. Med., 371, 2402-2409, 2014.
Report on Ebola virus disease management from the Emory University unit and its specialists detailing the diagnosis, management, complications and expectations of this illness for infectious disease physicians. The authors emphasized the key role that intensive fluid management played in patient outcome.
"The largest outbreak of EVD in history began in December 2013 in Guinea, a country in West Africa.1 By late March, Liberia had reported seven cases. By the end of May, the epidemic had spread to Sierra Leone. As of November 5, 2014, a total of 13,042 cases of EVD (including 4818 deaths) had been reported in six countries in West Africa (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal), the United States, and Spain.2"
Digital facsimile from nejm.org at this link.
(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)
Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Ebola Virus Disease, VIROLOGY › VIRUSES (by Family) › Filoviridae › Ebolavirus