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News & Views: An interactive graphic to track the current Ebola outbreak
Posted on October 1, 2014 by Desislava Raytcheva | Categories: ID, ID Unit3, Infectious Disease, News | | Add comment |

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The New England Journal of Medicine has published an interactive graphic to track the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The map contains information on past outbreaks too as well as basic description of the disease, how it spreads, etc. You can view the graphic on the NEJM website.

 

News and Views: Ebola Outbreak In West Africa
Posted on April 10, 2014 by Jane Newbold | Categories: ID Lesson3-1, ID Unit3, Infectious Disease, News | | Add comment |

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“A health specialist prepares to work in an isolation ward where patients displaying symptoms of Ebola are held at the Doctors Without Borders facility in Guekedou, Guinea.” Source

A recent outbreak of Ebola in Guinea has experts worried and nearby West African countries watching their borders. Read about why — and what’s being done at Al Jazeera America (International W.H.O. says fight against West Africa Ebola outbreak just beginning) or listen at NPR (The Ebola Outbreak 3 Weeks In: Dire But Not Hopeless).