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The 2014 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak affected several countries worldwide, including six West African countries. It was the largest Ebola epidemic in the history and the first to affect

The 2014 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak affected several countries worldwide, including six West African countries. It was the largest Ebola epidemic in the history and the first to affect multiple countries simultaneously. Significant national and international delay in response to the epidemic resulted in 28,652 cases and 11,325 deaths. The aim of this study was to develop a risk analysis framework to prioritize rapid response for situations of high risk.

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    • 2017-08-15
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1111/risa.12876
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      1539-6924
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    Ajisegiri, W. S., Chughtai, A. A., & Macintyre, C. R. (2017). A Risk Analysis Approach to Prioritizing Epidemics: Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa as a Case Study. Risk Analysis. doi:10.1111/risa.12876

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