American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
ISSN (Print): 2328-4056 ISSN (Online): 2328-4064 Website: http://www.sciepub.com/journal/ajidm Editor-in-chief: Maysaa El Sayed Zaki
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Special Issue "Ebola virus: a global threat"

A special issue of American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (ISSN 2328-4064).

Special Issue Editors

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.

Special Issue Topics

About the issue

The scope of topics covered in the this issue include:

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

Import Dates & Submit

Important dates

Submission Deadline: November 20, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: December 10, 2014
Final Version Due: December 30, 2014
Special Issue Publishing Date: January, 2015

Submit your article now

Manuscripts should be submitted as an attached file to an e-mail directed to the Chief Guest Editor, Tewelde Tesfaye at the address: <ttesfayg@gmail.com>

Published Papers (2 Papers)