“Ebola bay” – bibliography and links

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Papers on epidemics and EVD Data

Transmission dynamics of Ebola virus disease and intervention effectiveness in Sierra Leone, Li-Qun Fang et al. Proceedings of National Academy of the Sciences USA. 2016 Apr 19; 113(16): 4488–4493. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4843458/

Epidemiology of Ebola Virus Disease in the Western Area Region of Sierra Leone, 2014–2015, Margaret Lamunu et al. Front Public Health. 2017; 5: 33. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5332373/

Demographic and population data for wards (adapted to 2014 using an yearly increase tax of 4.2%) : 

Local council ward boundary delimitation report NEC Sierra Leone, 2008. http://necsl.org/PDF/Documents/Local%20Council%20Ward%20Boundary%20Delimitation%20v1.pdf 

Demographic and population data:

2015 Population and Housing Census https://www.statistics.sl/images/StatisticsSL/Documents/final-results_-2015_population_and_housing_census.pdf

Slum population projections

Scrap Cities. Strategie e strumenti per l’automiglioramento degli slum di Freetown, F. Monica 2014 PhD thesis, Università di Parma (pdf available on request).

State of 11 coastal slums in Freetown, CODOHSAPA – FEDURP, SSDI 2011,  link

An Assessment of the Urban Conditions and Systemic Issues Contributing to Slum Development in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Michael A. O. Johnson – SLURC, 2009 – link

Cited papers:



Liberia reports:

“Ebola” di Andrea Spinelli Barrile, Slow News. https://www.slow-news.com/

Thanks to Kelvin Lewis (SLAJ president and Awoko newspaper director), Andrew Baraka, Agostine and Millicent Conteh, Lucian Sidique Kamara and Joseph Musa Kamara for their reports during the outbreak.

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