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Ebola Virus Disease: Ebola

Information and News: Ebola


Ebola virus disease (according to WHO formerly known as Ebola h[a]emorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness.

Additional Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)    

Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public  (National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Disaster Information Management Research Center DIMRC)

Ebola Outbreak 2014: Information Resources (NLM DIMRC)

MedlinePlus (National Institutes of Health's web site for patients and their families & friends produced by NLM; reliable information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues)English Spanish

NewsBits (NN/LM National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region) additional information and other NLM and CDC resources

World Health Organization (WHO)

AccessMedicine making Harrison's Online chapter on Ebola openly available due to WHO's declaring the Ebola outbreak a global health emergency and as a service to all health professionals

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) - Ebola Information for Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Settings

Webinars and National Calls for Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Settings



Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Up to Date Information: White House, working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/CDC, has a Questions and Answers webpage: This mirrors the CDC 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa page:

CDC Questions and Answers on Ebola

World Health Organization FAQs on Ebola


WHO Regional Office for Africa

CDC’s 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria)

HealthMap (tool that brings together disparate data sources for a unified & comprehensive review of current global state of infectious diseases, e.g., Ebola, and their effect on human & animal health)

CDC's archived postings of outbreaks that have occurred since the year 2000

CDC chronology of outbreaks