National Academies Publishes Proceedings Of Workshop On West African Ebola Epidemic

National Academies: The Ebola Epidemic in West Africa: Proceedings of a Workshop
“…Building on previous outbreak workshops, the Forum on Microbial Threats convened this workshop to understand the recent developments in incidence, prevalence, and intervention strategies used to mitigate [Ebola] in an increasingly interconnected world. Recognizing the opportunity to learn from the countless lessons of this epidemic, this workshop discussed the challenges to successful outbreak responses at the scientific, clinical, and global health levels. … This Proceedings of a Workshop summarizes the presentations and discussions of the meeting, and consists of the information presented, questions raised, and improvements recommended by individual workshop participants” (12/6).