Ebola: Information Resources You Can Trust

Yes, Ebola is a very, very bad disease. But don’t fall prey to very, very bad medical information.

Medical librarians have compiled the resource links shown below; they provide timely, reliable material.

For quality information you can trust, ask a medical librarian!

 

URMC

Ebola page

www.urmc.rochester.edu/emergency-preparedness/Preparedness-and-Response-Tools-Resources/Ebola.aspx

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ebola Virus Disease: Information for US Healthcare Workers

www.nih.gov/health/ebola.htm

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Ebola page

www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/

What You Need to Know about Ebola

www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/pdf/what-need-to-know-ebola.pdf

 Ebola Transmission

www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/transmission/qas.html

 Signs and Symptoms of Ebola

www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/symptoms/index.html

 Ebola Prevention

www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/prevention/index.html

JAMA

Ebola, what you need to know

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1915432

MedlinePlus

Information suitable for patients/lay persons; also good for health care providers

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ebola.html

World Health Organization (WHO)

Ebola Fact Sheet

www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en/

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