Lecciones sobre el ébola para la aldea global: soy el guardián de mis hermanos y hermanas / Ebola Lessons for a Global Village: I am my brothers’ (and sisters’) keeper

Frank Thomas Houghton, Sharon Houghton


Se estima que el brote de ébola en curso ha provocado más de 8.300 muertes, siendo el más grande de este tipo hasta ahora registrado. Aunque se limita principalmente, en esta ocasión, al África Occidental, las ramificaciones de la enfermedad han sido globales. La transmisión generalizada de la enfermedad fue evidente en Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leona, observándose casos adicionales en Malí, Nigeria, Senegal, España, Reino Unido y EE. UU.. 1

The ongoing Ebola outbreak is estimated to have resulted in over 8,300 deaths, and is the largest such outbreak in recorded history. Although largely confined, this time, to West Africa the ramifications of the disease have been global. Widespread transmission of the disease was evident in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, with additional cases also noted in Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Spain, the UK and the USA.1

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