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Blog Post Highlights Study On Household Ebola Transmissions In Sierra Leone

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Ebola study in Sierra Leone community finds a third of households with an infected member saw transmissions to others
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases examining household spread of Ebola during the West African outbreak of 2014-2016. In Sierra Leone, the Ebola virus spread to other family members in one-third of households with an infected person, according to the study (1/9).