Background: Ebola virus disease (EVD) has generated a large epidemic in West Africa since December 2013. This mini-review is aimed to clarify and illustrate different theoretical concepts of infectiousness in order to compare the infectiousness across different communicable diseases including EVD.
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Nishiura, H., & Chowell, G. (2015). Theoretical perspectives on the infectiousness of Ebola virus disease. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling, 12(1), 1. doi:10.1186/1742-4682-12-1