Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Ebola Control

Edited by Samuel Ikwaras Okware

Uganda Christian University

Ebola epidemics have had immediate and lasting impact in Africa and beyond, with its high case fatality and societal disruption. Its rapid spread, coupled with the limited knowledge, serves as a recipe for disaster and panic in the community. Health workers are particularly at risk, paying heavily with their lives. Sharing knowledge from various experts in basic sciences that support vaccine and drug development, as well as improving community surveillance and case management, enriches our understanding of this highly fatal and contagious disease. In a world that is fast becoming a global village, communicable diseases from low-resource setting are gradually becoming a global health threat. This book seeks to discuss emerging advances in the Ebola control.

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Advances in Ebola ControlEdited by Samuel Ikwaras Okware

Published: April 26th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69364

ISBN: 978-1-78923-071-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-070-3

Copyright year: 2018

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735 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. A Historical Review of Ebola Outbreaks

By Kasangye Kangoy Aurelie, Mutangala Muloye Guy, Ngoyi Fuamba Bona, Kaya Mulumbati Charles, Avevor Patrick Mawupemor and Li Shixue

263

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2. Registering Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Both as a Multiple Cause of Death and as a Notifiable Disease in Africa: Comparison Between the Ideal and the Reality

By Sulaiman Bah

93

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3. Outcomes in Baby Deliveries among Pregnant Ebola Survivors

By Wen-Ta Chiu, Jonathan Wu, Stanley Toy, Rachele Hwong, John J Stewart and Jennifer Chang

106

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4. Predicting Candidate Epitopes on Ebola Virus for Possible Vaccine Development

By Maryam Hemmati, Ehsan Raoufi and Hossein Fallahi

117

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5. Bioinformatics Approach to Screening and Developing Drug against Ebola

By Usman Sumo Friend Tambunan, Ahmad Husein Alkaff and Mochammad Arfin Fardiansyah Nasution

156

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