Potential for broad-scale transmission of Ebola virus disease during the West Africa crisis: lessons for the Global Health security agenda

This article provides an estimate of cases of Ebola that would have occurred had the disease spread beyond West Africa countries. With that in mind, it emphasizes the need for improved preparedness in global health security. It encourages increases in health personnel, bolstering of care facilities, developing lab capacity, and improving surveillance.

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