TWiV 307: Ebola aetiology

October 19, 2014

Whoops!Hosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Tara C. Smith

Tara Smith joins the TWiEBOVsters to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa, spread of the disease to and within the US, transmission of the virus, and much more.

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6 comments on “TWiV 307: Ebola aetiology

  1. they are still checking the contacts (almost) each day for 21 days,
    as can be seen in the (almost) daily situation reports:

    Sierra Leone: http://health.gov.sl/?page_id=583
    Liberia: http://www.mohsw.gov.lr/content_display.php?sub=report2

    total contacts currently being followed in Sierra Leone: 10205
    contacts seen and healthy in the last 24h in Sierra Leone: 9946
    contacts seen and ill in the last 24h in Sierra Leone: 32
    contacts currently under follow-up in Liberia: 7052
    contacts seen on Oct.13 in Liberia: 6750
    5.6 contacts per suspected case in average in Sierra Leone
    3.9 contacts per suspected case in average in Liberia

  2. I couldn’t understand Tara Smith so well.
    Vincent’s voice is best for me to understand
    (as a German)

  3. why do people write letters and emails instead of discussing here directly ?

  4. spock Oct 20, 2014

    can someone please summarize the content of the article pubblished in the NYpost (well “article” is a wrong word for anything published there)? Is it the classic “conspiration” article or what?

  5. H. Nasman Oct 20, 2014

    Tara might appreciate this comic I saw today 🙂 http://m.imgur.com/gallery/ZpgQz

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