Unusual Ebola Virus Chain of Transmission, Conakry, Guinea, 2014-2015

Mory Keita, Sophie Duraffour, Nicholas J Loman, Andrew Rambaut, Boubacar Diallo, Nfaly Magassouba, Miles W Carroll, Joshua Quick, Amadou A Sall, Judith R Glynn, Pierre Formenty, Lorenzo Subissi, Ousmane Faye

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Abstract

In October 2015, a new case of Ebola virus disease in Guinea was detected. Case investigation, serology, and whole-genome sequencing indicated possible transmission of the virus from an Ebola virus disease survivor to another person and then to the case-patient reported here. This transmission chain over 11 months suggests slow Ebola virus evolution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2149-2152
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume22
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016

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