ASC_ Resources on African Health & Diseases

Ebola in Africa

  • CDC: Special Pathogens Branch-Ebola Haemorrahagic Fever
    The CDC's Special Pathogens Branch has an ebola website with information about the different strands of ebola as well as the symptoms, transmission, diagnosis and prevention of the disease. Information is organized in Q & A format and there are several links to more background information on other filoviruses.
  • Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever Facts
    The Directors of Health Promotion and Education aim to strengthen, promote, and enhance the professional practice of health promotion and public health education within the United States. It offers some basic background information on ebola, its effects and transmission. All information is in Q & A format.
  • WHO: Ebola Haemorrahagic Fever
    The WHO Communicable Disease Surveillance & Response website on ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) contains some background information and has links to the WHO fact sheet, information about recent outbreaks and links to more detailed information about the disease.
  • Ebola Virus Page - South Africa
    An extensive website produced by the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Basic information about the virus, current outbreaks and extensive links to current and past news items.
  • Ebola- 1976-2004
    Chronological listing of known cases and outbreaks, from 1976 to 2004, presented in descending order. Data is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO).
  • Ebola in Africa - Discoveries in the past decade (article)
    A 2002 article by R. R. Arthur.
  • Reemergence of Ebola Virus in Africa (article)
    A 1995 published article on Ebola by Anthony Sanchez,
  • NPR: Ebola in South Africa
    A 1996 audio recoding of an interview with officials at the World Health Organization about Ebola outbreak in Africa.
  • Ebola Zaire Outbreak
    Chronological order of Ebola incidents in Zaire, and relevant website.
  • Reuters AlertNet- Ebola
    This site provides recent news articles about Ebola outbreaks provided by Reuters AlertNet. Reuters AlertNet is a humanitarian news network based around a popular website. It aims to keep relief professionals and the wider public up-to-date on humanitarian crises around the globe.
  • CDC: Outbreak of Ebola (article)
    This site links to the article: "Outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever ---Uganda, August 2000--January 2001" from CDC's MMWR Weekly.
  • Ebola: The Virus and the Disease
    A special supplement of The Journal of Infectious Diseases (Vol. 79, Supplement 1, February 1999) sponsored by WHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • VHF Infection Control Manual
    "Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers In the African Health Care Setting" provided by CDC Special Pathogens Branch.
  • Occurences of Ebola
    An exhaustive list of news links about all aspects of ebola, provided by Dr. Ed Rybicki, Associate Professor of Virology at The University of Cape Town.
  • MD Travel Health- Ebola
    Basic information about Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever for travelers, with useful links to additional, particular information.