Secondary Infections with Ebola Virus in Rural Communities, Liberia and Guinea, 2014–2015
Kim A. Lindblade , Tolbert G. Nyenswah, Sakoba Keita, Boubakar Diallo, Francis Kateh, Aurora Amoah, Thomas K. Nagbe, Pratima Raghunathan, John C. Neatherlin, Mike Kinzer, Satish K. Pillai, Kathleen R. Attfield, Rana Hajjeh, Emmanuel Dweh, John A. Painter, Danielle T. Barradas, Seymour G. Williams, David J. Blackley, Hannah L. Kirking, Monita R. Patel, Monica Dea, Mehran S. Massoudi, Albert E. Barskey, Shauna L. Mettee Zarecki, Moses Fomba, Steven Grube, Lisa Belcher, Laura N. Broyles, T. Nikki Maxwell, Jose E. Hagan, Kristin Yeoman, Matthew Westercamp, Joshua Mott, Frank Mahoney, Laurence Slutsker, Kevin M. DeCock, Barbara J. Marston, and Benjamin A. Dahl
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (K.A. Lindblade, P. Raghunathan, J.C. Neatherlin, M. Kinzer, S.K. Pillai, K.R. Attfield, R. Hajjeh, J. Painter, D.T. Barradas, S.G. Williams, D.J. Blackley, H.L. Kirking, M.R. Patel, M. Dea, M.S. Massoudi, A.E. Barskey, S.L. Mettee Zarecki, S. Grube, L. Belcher, L.N. Broyles, T.N. Maxwell, J.E. Hagan, K. Yeoman, M. Westercamp, J. Mott, F. Mahoney, L. Slutsker, K.M. DeCock, B. Marston, B. Dahl); Liberia Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Monrovia, Liberia (T. Nyenswah, F. Kateh, T.K. Nagbe, E. Dweh, M. Fomba); Guinea Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, Conakry, Guinea (S. Keita); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (B. Diallo); New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA (A. Amoah)
Figure 2. Percentile distribution, by number of secondary infections, of persons with Ebola virus disease in rural outbreaks who died at home in the community, by safe burial status, Guinea, 2015. Numbers above bars indicate actual counts.
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