Health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

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85
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Quality:
90
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Usability:
80
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Reliability:
85
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Free
Expiration
Monday, October 21, 2024
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Publication year
2014
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Life science/Healthcare

On the basis of epidemiologic evidence, it has been presumed that Ebola viruses are transmitted by contaminated hands in contact with the mouth or eyes or broken skin or by splashes or sprays of body fluids into these areas. Ebola viruses appear to be capable of initiating infection in a variety of human cell types but the primary portal or portals of entry into susceptible hosts have not been identified.

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Author:
Lisa M Brosseau, ScD, and Rachael Jones, PhD
Publisher:
University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
Time horizon:
2-5 Years
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