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Proportion of Deaths and Clinical Features in Bundibugyo Ebola Virus Infection, Uganda

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Proportion of Deaths and Clinical Features in Bundibugyo Ebola Virus Infection, Uganda

Adam MacNeil et al. Emerg Infect Dis.

Abstract

The first known Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) outbreak caused by Bundibugyo Ebola virus occurred in Bundibugyo District, Uganda, in 2007. Fifty-six cases of EHF were laboratory confirmed. Although signs and symptoms were largely nonspecific and similar to those of EHF outbreaks caused by Zaire and Sudan Ebola viruses, proportion of deaths among those infected was lower (≈40%).

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Number of laboratory-confirmed Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) cases diagnosed on the basis of positive acute-phase or convalescent-phase diagnostic samples and calculation of proportion of deaths among case-patients who had an acute-phase diagnostic sample, Bundibugyo District, Uganda, 2007.

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