By Sharon Lili Elhadad, M.A. and Dana Elhadad, M.Sc Throughout history emerging infectious diseases have shaped the course of human history and have caused incalculable misery and death. New advances in science, technology and medicine have helped us gain ground against certain infectious diseases. However, even in…
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Since March 2014, an outbreak of Ebola virus has been plaguing West African nations. Due to intense international travel the virus has the potential to quickly spread across the globe, and while it has only affected West Africa over 800 people have died.
The deadliest Ebola outbreak since 2007 has spread through West Africa since late March. With 218 clinical cases of the virus, including 141 deaths in Guinea, many countries in the region are facing a public health crisis.