Study: Prompt Isolation Of Symptomatic Patients Key To Eliminating Ebola

October 27, 2014 6:44 PM

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Study: Prompt Isolation Of Symptomatic Patients Key To Eliminating Ebola

Isolating the sickest Ebola-infected individuals before they progress into their late phase of illness can effectively eliminate the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, according to a modeling study being published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Currently, West Africa is in the midst of the largest and deadliest Ebola epidemic ever recorded. Liberia has been especially hard-hit with more than 3,500 infections and 2,000 deaths in the past three months.

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