Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Authoritative Ebola Information

Ebola has been an important topic in the news. You may be getting questions from those you serve, or have questions yourself. The Matas Library created a Guide to help you navigate information about the outbreak. Use the comment feature in each box to help us make the Guide even better! 

Sources :
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • World Health Organization E-library, Media Centre, and Global Alert and Response (GAR)
  • National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) and MedlinePlus topic pages
  • U.S. Joint Commission
  • International SOS (a medical and travel security services company)
  • Relief Central: Unbound Medicine
  • A special collection of articles from Science and Science Translational Medicine


    News | About Ebola | WHO RSS Feed | CDC NewsRoom RSS Feed | Infectious disease information for Consumers | Listservs | Mobile Websites and Apps | Websites | Literature | Emergency Response | Infection Control | Books | Travelers' Health | Using the Matas Library

    • Links to the latest information provided by CDC and WHO including RSS feeds
    • Searches on 'ebola hemorrhagic fever' in PubMed and several licensed Tulane products including DynaMed, EMBASE, and Clinical Key
    • Access to Tulane-licensed e-books on tropical medicine, virology, and infectious diseases
    • A search in PubMed for articles related to  HP2020 Preparedness Objectives
    • A recent article by Tulane researcher Daniel Bausch, MD, MPH&TM, Associate Professor in the Department of Tropical Medicine and Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, at the Tulane University Health Sciences Center.