Possible Sexual Transmission of Ebola Virus — Liberia, 2015

May 1, 2015 at 12:29 pm

MMWR May 1, 2015 V.64 P.1-3 Early Release

Athalia Christie, MIA, Gloria J. Davies-Wayne, MPH, Thierry Cordier-Lasalle, DESS, et al.

1CDC; 2World Health Organization; 3Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Liberia; 4US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases; 5National Institutes of Health; 6Médecins Sans Frontières, 7Liberian Institute for Biomedical Research

Corresponding author: Athalia Christie, akc9@cdc.gov

On March 20, 2015, 30 days after the most recent confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) patient in Liberia was isolated, Ebola was laboratory confirmed in a woman in Monrovia. The investigation identified only one epidemiologic link to the patient’s Ebola: unprotected vaginal intercourse with an Ebola survivor….

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Entry filed under: Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, FIEBRE y RASH, Infecciones de transmision sexual, Infecciones emergentes, Infecciones virales, Medicina del viajero, Metodos diagnosticos, REPORTS, Sepsis. Tags: .

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