Re-emergence of Ebola virus in survivors

Published on: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Last updated on 25-7-2018 by Daisy Tysmans

Transmissions from latent Ebola virus infections are rare. However, new findings highlight the importance of close surveillance once countries are declared Ebola-free.

Says a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. In a comment on this study, published in the same journal, Dr Lorenzo Subissi (Sciensano) discusses the challenges for survivors and survivor follow-up programmes. 

More info in the editor’s press release.

Dr. Lorenzo Subissi for interviews.

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