Study Examines Africa’s Susceptibility To Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreaks; West Africa Presents Highest Regional Risk

Thomson Reuters Foundation: After Ebola, West Africa must brace for more deadly fevers: study
“West Africa is most at risk of fatal hemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said on Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives. A study in The Lancet medical journal assessed the likelihood of four viruses — Ebola, Lassa, Marburg, and Crimean-Congo — spreading on the continent, charting progress from a first human case through to a potential pandemic…” (Guilbert, 10/11).