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Fear and Containment: Contact Follow-up Perceptions and Social Effects in Senegal and Guinea

Alice Desclaux, Moustapha Diop, and Stéphane Doyon

in The Politics of Fear: Médecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190624477
eISBN:
9780190624507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624477.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the West African Ebola outbreak, control of transmission chains through contact tracing was implemented in different ways. Did contacts experience fear of quarantine and its social consequences, ... More


Infectious Disease Threats in High-Resource Settings: The MERS-CoV Outbreak in Korea

Sugy Choi, Jong-koo Lee, and Daniel R. Lucey

in Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190604882
eISBN:
9780190604912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604882.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

In chapter 4, Sugy Choi, Jong Koo-Lee, and Daniel R. Lucey analyze the 2015 outbreak of MERS-CoV in Korea in the same period in which Ebola spiraled out of control. The chapter demonstrates that even ... More


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