Vaccination of Contacts of Ebola Virus Disease Survivors to Prevent Further Transmission
Doshi, R., Fleming, M., Mukoka, A., et al. (2020). Vaccination of Contacts of Ebola Virus Disease Survivors to Prevent Further Transmission. The Lancet Global Health. 8(12):E1455-E1456.
The author reviews strategies and actions used to prevent further transmission of Ebola after a relapse case in 2019 resulted in widespread transmission across North Kivu, DRC. New investigational tools, ring vaccination, risk reduction strategies, and established survivor programs are discussed.