Ebola important articles

British Medical Journal

Following the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, BMJ is providing free access to a range of evidence-based online resources to support healthcare workers with the early detection, diagnosis and management of Ebola.Free information about the Ebola virus and how best to treat it, is available from BMJ Best Practice, the clinical support tool from BMJ, for health professionals working on the frontline in affected rural and urban regions of DR Congo. The information has been reviewed and aligned with WHO guidance. For health professionals located outside affected regions, online learning courses from BMJ Learning and BMJ OnExamination offer guidance on how to recognise who is most at risk and how to manage suspected cases of Ebola in primary care.

Wiley Online Library

Selected useful articles from Wiley Online Library were made free between November 2014 until 30 June 2015.

Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series – Ebola virus – key dates

Biometrics – Statistical inference in a stochastic epidemic SEIR model with control intervention: Ebola as a case

Clinical Microbiology and Infection – Ebola and Marburg haemorrhagic fever viruses: major scientific advances, but a relatively minor public health threat for Africa

International Nursing Review – Surviving Ebola: understanding experience through artistic expression

Journal of Advanced Nursing – The lived experience of waiting-to-know: Ebola at Mbarara, Uganda – hoping for life, anticipating death

Journal of Medical Virology – Diagnosis of Ebola haemorrhagic fever by RT_PCR in an epidemic setting

Journal of Pineal Research – Ebola virus disease: Potential use of melatonin as a treatment

Microbiology and Immunology – Ebola and Marburg virus diseases in Africa: Increased risk of outbreaks in previously unaffected areas

The Journal of Pathology – Tissue and cellular tropism, pathology and pathogenesis of Ebola and Marburg Viruses

Tropical Medicine & International Health – An outbreak of Ebola in Uganda

Other Journals

Journal of Disaster Medicine and Public Health PreparednessThe DMPHP Special Edition on Ebola


2014 Ebola Virus Outbreak and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases – chapter 8 (This 63-page document is Chapter 8 of the book Emerging Infectious Diseases: Concepts in Preparing for and Responding to Next Microbial Threat. Its purpose is to improve early identification, isolation, and management of Ebola virus disease and other emerging threats. It includes tables of Infectious Diseases Biology Terminology, Factors that Drive the Emergence or Reemergence of Infectious Diseases, and Examples of How Multiple Factors Influence the Emergence or Reemergence of Infectious Diseases.) – Koenig and Schultz’s Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles & Practices (2nd edition)