social vulnerability and ebola virus disease in rural liberia.the ebola virus disease (evd) epidemic that has stricken thousands of people in the three west african countries of liberia, sierra leone, and guinea highlights the lack of adaptive capacity in post-conflict countries. the scarcity of health services in particular renders these populations vulnerable to multiple interacting stressors including food insecurity, climate change, and the cascading effects of disease epidemics such as evd. however, the spatial distribution of vulnerable rural populat ...201526325519
challenges in responding to the ebola epidemic - four rural counties, liberia, august-november 2014.the first cases of ebola virus disease (ebola) in west africa were identified in guinea on march 22, 2014. on march 30, the first liberian case was identified in foya town, lofa county, near the guinean border. because the majority of early cases occurred in lofa and montserrado counties, resources were concentrated in these counties during the first several months of the response, and these counties have seen signs of successful disease control. by october 2014, the epidemic had reached all 15 ...201425522089
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