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American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

ISSN (Print): 2328-4056

ISSN (Online): 2328-4064

Website: http://www.sciepub.com/journal/AJIDM

Special Issue "Ebola virus: a global threat"

A special issue of American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Deadline for manuscript submissions: (November 20, 2014)

Special Issue Editor(s)

Chief Guest Editor

Tewelde Tesfaye
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Email: ttesfayg@gmail.com

Guest Editor

Dr. Araya Abrha Medhanyie
Department of Public Health, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia
Email: arayaabrha@yahoo.com

Dr. Mahmud Abdulkader Mahmud
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Email: muheab2008@yahoo.com

Special Issue Information

Ebola virus is the most dangerous of the five known viruses within the genus Ebolavirus. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the world's deadliest to date and the World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency as more than 2,100 people have died of the virus in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria this year. Thus, the aim of this issue is to create public awareness by describing the basic features of the virus, its epidemiology and global response to Ebola outbreaks. Moreover, it will give readers a brief insight on the current strategies to diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the disease. Therefore, this issue will be focused on the epidemiology and its global response to Ebola outbreaks, and current strategies to the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control.

Keywods

  • What is Ebola virus?
  • Epidemiology
  • Global response to Ebola outbreaks
  • Current strategies to diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control

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