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Free access to OUP resources for Ebola World Health Emergency

In response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, Oxford University Press has made more than 50 articles from leading journals and online resources freely accessible to assist researchers, medical professionals, policy makers, and others working on the containment, treatment, and prevention of Ebola hemorrhagic fever. UPDATED: Articles are free to access worldwide until 4 January 2016.

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Ebolavirus comparative genomics

Se-Ran Jun, Michael R. Leuze, Intawat Nookaew, Edward C. Uberbacher, Miriam Land, Qian Zhang, Visanu Wanchai, Juanjuan Chai, Morten Nielsen, Thomas Trolle, Ole Lund, Gregory S. Buzard, Thomas D. Pedersen, Trudy M. Wassenaar, David W. Ussery

14 July 2015 

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The Journal of Infectious DiseasesHow the current West African Ebola epidemic is altering views on the need for vaccines and is galvanizing a global effort to field test leading candidates
Myron M. Levine, Milagritos Tapia, Adrian V. Hill, et al.
14 September 2014, Advance Access

DNA Vaccines Encoding Ebolavirus and Marburgvirus Wild Type Glycoproteins are Safe and Immunogenic in a Phase I Clinical Trial
Uzma N. Sarwar, Pamela Costner, Mary E. Enama, et al.
14 September 2014, Advance Access

A Practical Treatment for Patients with Ebola Virus Disease
David S. Fedson
25 August 2014; Advance Access

Reply to Fedson
Anita K. McElroy and Christina F Spiropoulou
25 August 2014; Advance Access

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: Novel Biomarker Correlates of Clinical Outcome
Anita K. McElroy, Bobbie R. Erickson, Timothy D. Flietstra, et al.
15 August 2014; 210 (4): 558 - 566

Interferon-β Therapy Prolongs Survival in Rhesus Macaque Models of Ebola and Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
Lauren M. Smith, Lisa E. Hensley, Thomas W. Geisbert, et al.
15 July 2013; 208 (2): 310 - 318

A Syrian Golden Hamster Model Recapitulating Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Hideki Ebihara, Marko Zivcec, Donald Gardner, et al.
15 January 2013; 207 (2): 306 - 318

Reston ebolavirus in Humans and Animals in the Philippines: A Review
Mary Elizabeth G. Miranda and Noel Lee J. Miranda
1 November 2011; 204: S757 - S760

Management of Accidental Exposure to Ebola Virus in the Biosafety Level 4 Laboratory, Hamburg, Germany
Stephan Günther, Heinz Feldmann, Thomas W. Geisbert, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S785 - S790

Ebola Reston Virus Infection of Pigs: Clinical Significance and Transmission Potential
Glenn A. Marsh, Jessica Haining, Rachel Robinson, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S804 - S809

Basic Clinical and Laboratory Features of Filoviral Hemorrhagic Fever
Mark G. Kortepeter, Daniel G. Bausch, and Mike Bray
1 November 2011; 204: S810 - S816

Characterization of Filovirus Protein–Protein Interactions in Mammalian Cells Using Bimolecular Complementation
Yuliang Liu, Sasha Stone, and Ronald N. Harty
1 November 2011; 204: S817 - S824

Comparative Analysis of Ebola Virus Glycoprotein Interactions With Human and Bat Cells
Annika Kühl, Markus Hoffmann, Marcel A. Müller, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S840 - S849

DRBP76 Associates With Ebola Virus VP35 and Suppresses Viral Polymerase Function
Reed S. Shabman, Daisy W. Leung, Joshua Johnson, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S911 - S918

Real-time Monitoring of Cardiovascular Function in Rhesus Macaques Infected With Zaire ebolavirus
Mark G. Kortepeter, James V. Lawler, Anna Honko et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S1000 - S1010

The Importance of the NP: VP35 Ratio in Ebola Virus Nucleocapsid Formation
Takeshi Noda, Larissa Kolesnikova, Stephan Becker, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S878 - S883

Role of VP30 Phosphorylation in the Ebola Virus Replication Cycle
Miguel J. Martinez, Valentina A. Volchkova, Hervé Raoul, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S934 - S940

Ebola Virus Failure to Stimulate Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Interferon Responses Correlates With Impaired Cellular Entry
Lawrence W. Leung, Osvaldo Martinez, Olivier Reynard, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S973 - S977

Filovirus Infection of STAT-1 Knockout Mice
JoLynne Raymond, Steven Bradfute, and Mike Bray
1 November 2011; 204: S986 - S990

Host Response Dynamics Following Lethal Infection of Rhesus Macaques With Zaire ebolavirus
Hideki Ebihara, Barry Rockx, Andrea Marzi, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S991 - S999

VP24 Is a Molecular Determinant of Ebola Virus Virulence in Guinea Pigs
Mathieu Mateo, Caroline Carbonnelle, Olivier Reynard, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S1011 - S1020.

Kunjin Virus Replicon-Based Vaccines Expressing Ebola Virus Glycoprotein GP Protect the Guinea Pig Against Lethal Ebola Virus Infection
O. Reynard, V. Mokhonov, E. Mokhonova, J. Leung, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S1060 - S1065.

Emergence of Divergent Zaire Ebola Virus Strains in Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2007 and 2008
Gilda Grard, Roman Biek, Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S776 - S784.

Impact of Ebola Mucin-Like Domain on Antiglycoprotein Antibody Responses Induced by Ebola Virus-Like Particles
Osvaldo Martinez, Lee Tantral, Nirupama Mulherkar, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S825 - S832.

Conserved Proline-Rich Region of Ebola Virus Matrix Protein VP40 Is Essential for Plasma Membrane Targeting and Virus-Like Particle Release
Olivier Reynard, Kirill Nemirov, Audrey Page, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S884 - S891.

Contribution of Sec61α to the Life Cycle of Ebola Virus
Ayaka Iwasa, Peter Halfmann, Takeshi Noda, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S919 - S926.

Antibody-Dependent Enhancement of Marburg Virus Infection
Eri Nakayama, Daisuke Tomabechi, Keita Matsuno, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S978 - S985.

Ebola Virus as a Foodborne Pathogen? Cause for Consideration, but Not Panic
Daniel G. Bausch
15 July 2011; 204 (2): 179 - 181.

Therapeutics of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: Whole-Genome Transcriptional Analysis of Successful Disease Mitigation
Judy Y. Yen, Sara Garamszegi, Joan B. Geisbert, et al.
1 November 2011; 204: S1043 - S1052.

2011 Supplement on Filoviruses
2007 Supplement on Filoviruses

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Complex Correlates of Protection After VaccinationClinical Infectious Diseases
Stanley A. Plotkin
15 May 2013; 56 (10): 1458 - 1465.








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Interview with Dr. Paul Farmer on the Ebola OutbreakOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Open Forum Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief Paul Sax, MD, discusses the Ebola pandemic with Paul E. Farmer, MD, PhD, who co-founded Partners in Health – an organization that has been among the first-responders to this latest outbreak.






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Containing infectious diseasePathogens and Disease
Michael G. Kurilla
14 July 2014

The emergence of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus
Shauna Milne-Price, Kerri L. Miazgowicz and Vincent J. Munster
9 April 2014

The use of Nanotrap particles for biodefense and emerging infectious disease diagnostics
Nazly Shafagati, Alexis Patanarut, Alessandra Luchini, Lindsay Lundberg, Charles Bailey, Emanuel Petricoin III, Lance Liotta, Aarthi Narayanan, Benjamin Lepene and Kylene Kehn-Hall
20 March 2014

Systems kinomics for characterizing host responses to high-consequence pathogens at the NIH/NIAID Integrated Research Facility-Frederick
Jason Kindrachuk, Shane Falcinelli, Jiro Wada, Jens H. Kuhn, Lisa E. Hensley and Peter B. Jahrling
10 April 2014

Proteomic strategies for the discovery of novel diagnostic and therapeutic targets for infectious diseases
Moushimi Amaya, Alan Baer, Kelsey Voss, Catherine Campbell, Claudius Mueller, Charles Bailey, Kylene Kehn-Hall, Emanuel Petricoin III and Aarthi Narayanan
13 March 2014

Alterations in TLRs as new molecular markers of congenital infections with Human cytomegalovirus?
Wioletta Wujcicka, Jan Wilczyński and Dorota Nowakowska
10 September 2013

Activation of influenza viruses by proteases from host cells and bacteria in the human airway epithelium
Eva Böttcher-Friebertshäuser, Hans-Dieter Klenk and Wolfgang Garten
2 July 2013

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Ebola virus disease managed with blood product replacement and point of care tests in Sierra Leone
T. Nicholson-Roberts , T. Fletcher , P. Rees , S. Dickson , D. Hinsley , M. Bailey , L. Lamb , C. Ardley
First published online: 8 May 2015

Ebola worker’s foot
E.L. Caton , M.S. Bailey , C.A. Bevilacqua , T.E. Fletcher
First published online: 4 April 2015

Expand Close Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & HygieneInfection control during filoviral hemorrhagic fever outbreaks: Preferences of community members and health workers in Masindi, Uganda
Vanessa N. Raabea, Imaam Mutyabac, Paul Roddyd, et. al.
2010; 104 (1): 48-50

A limited outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Etoumbi, Republic of Congo, 2005
Dieudonné Nkoghea,b, Mamadou Lamine Konec, Adamou Yadad, and Eric Leroya
2011; 105 (8): 466-472

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Journal of Antimicrobial ChemotherapyThe clinically approved drugs amiodarone, dronedarone and verapamil inhibit filovirus cell entry
Gerrit Gehring, Katrin Rohrmann, Nkacheh Atenchong, et, al.
2014; 69 (8): 2123-2131

Glycodendritic structures: promising new antiviral drugs
Javier Rojo and Rafael Delgado
September 2004; 54 (3): 579-581

In-vivo activity of antivirals against exotic RNA viral infections
Peter G. Canonico, Meir Kende, Bruno J. Luscri, and John W. Huggins
1984; 14: S27-S41

Treatment of AG129 mice with antisense morpholino oligomers increases survival time following challenge with dengue 2 virus
David A. Stein1, Claire Y.-H. Huang, Shawn Silengo, et. al.
2008; 62 (3): 555-565

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African AffairsBriefing: Ebola – Myths, Realities, and Structural Violence
Annie Wilkinson and Melissa Leach
4 December 2014, Advance Access







Expand Close Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Journal of Tropical PediatricsKonzo Outbreak, in the South‐west of the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1996
I. Bonmarin, M. Nunga, and W. A. Perea
2002; 48 (4): 234-238

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Oxford Medicine Online"A Focus On: Ebola" from Oxford Medicine Online
Alexander van Tulleken

“Filoviruses”  from Oxford Textbook of Medicine, Fifth Edition
J. ter Meulen

“Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers” from OSH Manual of Childhood Infections: The Blue Book

“Emerging and re-emerging infections” from Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health
David L. Heymann

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Max Planck Encylopedia of Public International Law“World Health Organization” from Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
Yves Beigbeder


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Oxford Bibliograhies Online“History of Public Health”
L. Fleming Fallon

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OUPblogThe Ebola virus and the spread of pandemics
Peter C. Doherty 
April 30th, 2014

How threatened are we by the Ebola virus?
Peter C. Doherty 
August 5th, 2014

Ethical issues in managing the current Ebola crisis
Leslie Francis
August 14th, 2014

The Responsibility to Protect in the Ebola outbreak
Jennifer Moore
September 22nd, 2014

What will it take to reduce infections in the hospital?
Sanjay Saint
October 17th, 2014

How much are nurses worth?
Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers      
October 22nd, 2014

Understanding viruses
Melvin Santer  
October 24th, 2014

Religious organizations in the public health paradigm
Ellen Idler          
October 26th, 2014

Lessons from the heart: listening after Ebola
Mark Cave and Stephen M. Sloan           
October 25th, 2014

Global solidarity and Cuba’s response to the Ebola outbreak
Robert Huish    
November 15th, 2014

Ebola: the epidemic’s next phase
Annie Wilkinson             
December 13th, 2014

Traveling patients, traveling disease: Ebola is just the tip of the iceberg
I. Glenn Cohen
December 14th, 2014