Ebola Virus Disease: From Origin To Outbreak by Adnan Qureshi

Ebola Virus Disease: From Origin To Outbreak

byAdnan Qureshi, Omar SaeedEditorAdnan Qureshi

Paperback | January 19, 2016

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Ebola Virus Disease: From Origins to Outbreakcovers Ebola virus disease in its entirety from its origins through major outbreaks in the past to the present day outbreak. It contains information on the West Saharan response to Ebola as well as highlights from the field in West Africa from Dr. Qureshi and Dr. Chughtai, helping to solve the primary question of what's next and aiding in formulating a path forward. With a growing awareness of the devastating effects of this viral disease and an influx of topical research, this book provides the information the global community of researchers, clinicians and students need to better inform their research and study of Ebola virus disease.



  • Includes perspectives from the 2014-2015 outbreak from the field
  • Provides a detailed overview of the origins of Ebola virus through present day discoveries
  • Written with an integrative approach, incorporating scientific research with insights from the field

About The Author

Dr. Qureshi is professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology at University of Minnesota. He has written over 530 scientific publications in prestigious journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Archives of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, American Journal of Medicine, and Circulation. In...

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Title:Ebola Virus Disease: From Origin To OutbreakFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 19, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128042303

ISBN - 13:9780128042304

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 Ebola virus: Nature's experiment gone wrong
Chapter 2 A personal journey
Chapter 3 Ebola virus the origins (history of Ebola virus outbreaks)
Chapter 4 Ebola virus in the light of other pandemics
Chapter 5 Most recent outbreaks 2014
Chapter 6 West Saharan response to Ebola virus epidemic
Chapter 7 Ebola virus disease in the United States
Chapter 8 Structure and genetics of Ebola virus disease
Chapter 9 The clinical manifestations and lab diagnosis of Ebola
Chapter 10 Treatment of Ebola virus disease: therapeutic agents
Chapter 11 Ebola virus natural reservoirs (zoological connection)
Chapter 12 economic impact of Ebola virus disease