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Emergency Access Initiative - Ebola Virus West Africa Outbreak, National Library of Medicine

The NLM Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) was activated in August to support healthcare professionals working on the Ebola public health emergency in West Africa. TheEAI is a partnership of the National Library of Medicine, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers and other publishers. EAI provides temporary free access to full text articles from major biomedicine titles to healthcare professionals, librarians, and the public affected by disasters. Access to biomedical literature through the Emergency Access Initiative is only available to those affected by the disaster and for those providing assistance.


CDC Ebola Microsite, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

CDC has created an Ebola microsite, a collection of selected web pages, that can be embedded within any website. With a simple embed code, a hospital, health system, library, or health department website administrator can pull in a collection of dozens of CDC pages, a news feed, and a Twitter feed featuring the most current Ebola content, guidance and resources for healthcare practitioners. The content is updated by CDC and requires no updating by the host website. The embed code for this microsite is available in CDC’s new syndication site, the Public Health Media Library, https://tools.cdc.gov/medialibrary/. The Library offers the microsite as well as 60+ Ebola HTML web pages. Images, infographics, videos, and other media are also being a


Ebolavirus Resource, National Center for Biotechnology Information

The NLM National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) created an Ebolavirus resource that includes a specialized database and provides users an easy way to search and retrieve protein and nucleotide sequences related to this pathogen (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/viruses/variation/ebola/). The resource also aggregates links to Ebolavirus data at NLM and important links to other Ebola-related resources.


Ebola Outbreak 2014: Information Resources, National Library of Medicine

The guide to links and sources of information was released in August and has been continuously updated. The resources on this page may help with understanding the health issues related to the outbreak of Ebola viral disease (EVD), also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF). Resources from NLM, additional federal agencies, and other key organizations are listed for responders, health professionals, and the general public. These resources include guidelines, training materials, free journal articles and books, genetic sequence information, maps, situation reports, social media, information for the general public, and more.


Checklist for Patients Being Evaluated for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the United States, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

This important resource provides a checklist for patients being evaluated for the Ebola Virus.


Ebola Viral Disease Outbreak — West Africa, 2014, Meredith G. Dixon, MD; and Ilana J. Schafer

This Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) focuses on the Ebola Virus Outbreak in West Africa.


Questions and Answers on the Ebola Virus, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control has provided a Question and Answer web page on the Ebola Virus.


Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease) , Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Learn about the Ebola Virus including: Signs and Symptoms; Prevention; Diagnosis; Treatment; Risk of Exposure; Outbreak Information and Healthcare Worker Precautions.


Safety 2014 Key Issue Roundtable - Managing Temporary Worker Safety in Manufacturing, Michael Coleman and Siva Thotapalli

Summary of the discussion which took place at this Safety 2014 Roundtable - Managing Temporary Worker Safety in Manufacturing.


Safety 2014 Key Issue Roundtable - Closing the Gap – Linking Wellness and Preventing MSDs in Healthcare and Beyond, Janet Hayward and Leigh Freeman

A summary of the discussion which took place during this Safety 2014 Key Issue Roundtable - Closing the Gap – Linking Wellness and Preventing MSDs in Healthcare and Beyond.


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