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  • Ebola virus disease -- Prevention -- Government policy.
     
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    Ebola : an evolving story / James Lyons-Weiler.
    by Lyons-Weiler, James, author.
    New Jersey : World Scientific, 2015.
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  • Ebola virus disease.
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  • Ebola virus disease -- Transmission.
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  • Ebola virus disease -- Prevention -- Government policy.
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    xxv, 221 pages ; 24 cm
    Contents: 
    Origins of the epidemic : The wee beastie ; The molecular battlefield -- How well do we understand the 2014 Ebolavirus? : Phylogenies are not data ; Evolution caught red-handed -- Ways in which Ebola Guinea may differ from past outbreaks: evolution of viral phenotypes : "Going airborne" ; Shifting other routes of transmission ; Replicating more slowly ; Asymptomatic transmission ; Change in host tissue virulence patterns, and primary mode of death -- Biological knowledge and Ebola policy : Indirect transmissions ; MRSA indirect transmission analogy ; Doctors and nurses, the first line of defense ; Reverse white coat syndrome? -- "How cruel is that?" : "How cruel is that?" -- With blinded eyes -- Are we asking the right questions and solving all the right problem(s)? : "We are prepared to handle an Ebola outbreak in the United States" ; Early diagnosis to protect the public health -- Evolution is real: deadly consequences of dogma -- Promising treatments : Vaccine development ; Pharmaceutical hopefuls ; Managing the spread via "Ebola-free zones" ; Treating the reservoir hosts ; Hemopurification (dialysis) -- Policy analysis : Probabilities and modes of transmission ; Self-monitoring, Self quarantine, or mandatory quarantine? ; No mutations? ; Can humans get Ebola from dogs? ; Policy assessment ; Conclusions ; Recommendations -- A rational analysis of irrational decisions, or don't fear the reaper : Don't fear the reaper ; Fear and government policy -- Appendix 1 : (a) Penalties for persons violating quarantine laws -- Appendix 2: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) clinical outcomes data form -- Epilogue : February, 2015 -- March, 2015 -- Treating vascular leakage.
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    9789814675918
    9814675911
    9789814675925
    981467592X
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