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Dynamics of conflict during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2018-2019

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Background The 2018–2019 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the largest ever recorded in the DRC. It has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The outbreak emerged in a region of chronic conflict and insecurity, and directed attacks against health care workers may have interfered with disease response activities. Our study characterizes and quantifies the broader con... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-020-01574-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
ZOOLOGY
Sub department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Hertford College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-2995-2596
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Paediatrics
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Article number:
113
Publication date:
2020-04-27
Acceptance date:
2020-03-24
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EISSN:
1741-7015
Pmid:
32336281
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1102288
Local pid:
pubs:1102288
Deposit date:
2021-04-15

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