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(2017) Encouraging openness, Dordrecht, Springer.

Ebola in West Africa

biosocial and biomedical reflections

Daniel Cohen

pp. 143-164

The West Africa ebola epidemic, which killed more than 11,000 people, is fading from urgency and memory. Technical biomedical lessons-learned are being applied in drug and vaccine development, for example in response to Zika. But biosocial issues that arose may not have been directly confronted, or sometimes even noticed, despite their overall importance in the eventual control and ending of the epidemic.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-57669-5_13

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Cohen, D. (2017)., Ebola in West Africa: biosocial and biomedical reflections, in N. Bar Am & S. Gattei (eds.), Encouraging openness, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 143-164.

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