Ebola in Freetown Area Sierra Leone A Case Study of 581 Patients
Ansumana, R., Jacobsen, K., Idris, M., et al. (2015). Ebola in Freetown Area, Sierra Leone A Case Study of 581 Patients. The New England Journal of Medicine. 372:587-588.
In this letter to the editor, the authors list treatment protocols used with patients who were admitted to an Ebola treatment center near Freetown, Sierra Leone, on or after September 20, 2014 (the date on which the first patients were admitted to that center). This center saw a 31% case fatality rate, lower than that of other studies.