Resurgence of Ebola Virus in 2021 in Guinea Suggests a New Paradigm for Outbreaks
Keita, A.K., Koundouno, F.R., Faye, M., et al. (2021). Resurgence of Ebola Virus in 2021 in Guinea Suggests a New Paradigm for Outbreaks. Nature. 597:539-543.
The authors used next-generation sequencing to determine that the 2021 outbreak of Ebola virus disease was not due to a novel zoonotic spillover event, but to a persistent or latent infection. The article emphasizes the importance of long-term healthcare and support for survivors of Ebola virus disease.