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Heterogeneities in the case fatality ratio in the West African Ebola outbreak 2013-2016.

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The 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest on record with 28 616 confirmed, probable and suspected cases and 11 310 deaths officially recorded by 10 June 2016, the true burden probably considerably higher. The case fatality ratio (CFR: proportion of cases that are fatal) is a key indicator of disease severity useful for gauging the appropriate public health response and for evaluating treatment benefits, if estimated accurately. We analysed individual-level clinical outcome da...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1098/rstb.2016.0308

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World Health Organisation More from this funder
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Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Journal website
Volume:
372
Issue:
1721
Pages:
1-9
Publication date:
2017-05-26
Acceptance date:
2016-11-11
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
Source identifiers:
689364
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English
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2017-04-26

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