Brief Report: Outbreak of Marburg Virus Hemorrhagic Fever—Angola, October 1, 2004–March 29, 2005

May 2005
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/18/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 19, p2336
Academic Journal
Focuses on the development of an epidemic of Marburg virus hemorrhagic fever in Angola between October 1, 2004 and March 29, 2005. Confirmation of the Marburg virus in Angola's epidemic by the World Health Organization and the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Estimation of fatalities in the epidemic; Coordination of international public health interventions; Details of the pathology of the Marburg virus; Resources available for more information on the Marburg virus and the Angolan epidemic.


Related Articles

  • Marburg fever outbreak leads scientists to suspected disease reservoir. Nakazibwe, Carolyn // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Sep2007, Vol. 85 Issue 9, p654 

    The article reports on the rapid response of the Uganda authorities to contained the outbreak of fatal Marburg hemorrhagic fever. It was reported that the disease emerged in two laborers who worked at a mine in the western Ugandan jungle. It was taken into account that the disease was confirmed...

  • Ebola Situation in Senegal remains stable.  // African Business News;9/12/2014, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Bookings Hold Despite Growth of Avian Flu. Foster, Camie; Kleinman, Loren; Cope, Peggy // Travel Agent;2/27/2006, Vol. 324 Issue 7, p14 

    The article reports on the increase in travels despite of the avian flu scare. According to the World Health Organization, outbreaks of avian flu virus were notable in 13 countries. The U.S. Centers for Disease and Control has released a travel advisory for these countries. However, several...

  • Rapid Intervention to Reduce Ebola Transmission in a Remote Village -- Gbarpolu County, Liberia, 2014. Blackley, David J.; Lindblade, Kim A.; Kateh, Francis; Broyles, Laura N.; Westercamp, Matthew; Neatherlin, John C.; Pillai, Satish K.; Tucker, Anthony; Mott, Joshua A.; Walke, Henry; Nyenswah, Tolbert // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/27/2015, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p175 

    The article focuses on the investigation conducted to confirm the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in the remote village of Geleyansiesu in Liberia, with the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) seeking assistance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

  • NEW WAY TO PREDICT LETHAL FLU OUTBREAKS.  // Worldwide Databases;Dec2008, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p4 

    The article reports on a technology presented by Doctors Samuel and Eleonore Bogoch of the Foundation for Research on the Nervous System and Replikins Ltd. at the 7th International Bird Flu Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, which could predict lethal flu outbreaks. The key to the technology is a...

  • HIV or AIDS?  // 3rd Epidemic: Repercussions of the Fear of AIDS;1990, p4 

    A chapter from the book "The Third Epidemic: Repercussions of the Fear of AIDS" is presented. It offers information on clinical definitions of AIDS which has been agreed upon by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). According to the author, HIV can...

  • CDC's Surge Response to West African Ebola Outbreak.  // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition;8/13/2014, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p2 

    The article focuses on the efforts of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to detect and stop the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, which started in March 2014 in Guinea. It discusses the CDC's 24/7 mission, which is to stop disease outbreaks and to improve the...

  • PUBLIC HEALTH LAW IN THE TIME OF EBOLA. GRANT, CHRISTINE // SciTech Lawyer;Spring2015, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p20 

    The article focuses on the public health law related to Ebola viral disease. Topics discussed include the effort of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the role of the government for providing statutory authority and jurisdiction for control of communicable...

  • Ebola: Fight the disease, not the victims. Jackson Sr., Jesse // Michigan Citizen;10/19/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 50, pA11 

    No abstract available.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics