Laboratory support during and after the Ebola virus

The Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa is on the brink
of entering a second phase in which the (inter)national
efforts to slow down virus transmission will be engaged
to end the epidemic. The response community must
consider the longevity of their current laboratory support,
as it is essential that diagnostic capacity in the
affected countries be supported beyond the end of the
epidemic. The emergency laboratory response should
be used to support building structural diagnostic and
outbreak surveillance capacity. Reed more here…