Ebola—underscoring the global disparities in health care resources

Anthony S Fauci
New England Journal of Medicine 2014 September 18, 371 (12): 1084-6
An outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) has jolted West Africa, claiming more than 1000 lives since the virus emerged in Guinea in early 2014 (see figure). The rapidly increasing numbers of cases in the African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone have had public health authorities on..

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As a practitioner of occupational health, a undervalued resource is Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB). Their competency of occupational health is unsurpassed and their reach is global. They have reviewed CDC and WHO documents relative to EVD and identified gaps in infectious disease policy in PPE selection and use, work procedures, and decon issues for low-high risk workers. WHWB is a Canadian charity devoted to the support of all types of occupational health-related issues in all industries worldwide.


Sarah DeRuyter

Excellent general summary.


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