Ebola Virus Disease in Children, Sierra Leone, 2014–2015
, Asad Naveed, Kevin Wing, Musa Gbessay, J.C.G. Ross, Francesco Checchi, Daniel Youkee, Mohammed Boie Jalloh, David E. Baion, Ayeshatu Mustapha, Hawanatu Jah, Sandra Lako, Shefali Oza, Sabah Boufkhed, Reynold Feury, Julia Bielicki, Diana M. Gibb, Nigel Klein, Foday Sahr, and Shunmay Yeung
Author affiliations: Save the Children, London, UK (F. Fitzgerald, J.C.G. Ross, F. Checchi); University College of London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London (F. Fitzgerald, N. Klein); Save the Children, Freetown, Sierra Leone (A. Naveed, M. Gbessay); London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London (K. Wing, F. Checchi, S. Oza, S. Boufkhed, S. Yeung); Kings Sierra Leone Partnership—Connaught Hospital, Freetown (D. Youkee); Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces, Freetown (M.B. Jalloh, F. Sahr); Ola During Children’s Hospital—Sierra Leone Ministry of Health, Freetown (D. Baion, A. Mustapha); Cap Anamur (German Emergency Doctors)—Ola During Children’s Hospital, Freetown (H. Jah); Welbodi Partnership—Ola During Children’s Hospital, Freetown (S. Lako); Western Area Emergency Response Centre, Freetown (R. Feury); St. George’s University of London, London, UK (J.A. Bielicki); MRC Clinical Trials Unit at University College of London, London (J.A. Bielicki, D.M. Gibb)
Figure 2. Location of Ebola holding units (blue star) and Ebola treatment centers (red circle), Western Area, Sierra Leone, January 2015. Population density map source: MapAction (cited 2015 Nov 8); reproduced with permission. Population figures are projected for 2014 from the 2004 census (http://www.mapaction.org/?option=com_mapcat&view=mapdetail&id=3589)..
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