Infectious Diseases

Ebola in Africa: What We’re Getting Wrong

Baz Ratner/Reuters A health worker in an Ebola treatment center, Beni, North Kivu, Congo, May 2019 Article initially published in The New York Review on October 24, 2019 and written by Annie Sparrow. Since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo began...

The Ongoing Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2018–2019

Article initially published in The New England Journal of Medicine on July 25, 2019 and written by Oly Ilunga Kalenga, M.D., Ph.D., Matshidiso Moeti, M.D., Annie Sparrow, M.B., B.S., M.D., M.P.H., Vinh-Kim Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D., Daniel Lucey, M.D., M.P.H., and Tedros A....

Populations under siege and in prison require investment from Syria’s national tuberculosis programme

Initially published in The Lancet on May 10, 2018 (as part of Volume 6, Issue 7, E34, published on July 1, 2018) and written by Aula Abbara, Hussam AlKabbani, Ibrahim Al-Masri, Zaher Sahloul, Annie Sparrow. In The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Ghada Muhjazi and...

Cholera in the time of war: implications of weak surveillance in Syria for the WHO’s preparedness—a comparison of two monitoring systems

Articles initially published in BMJ Journals on July 22, 2016 and written by Annie Sparrow, Khaled Almilaji, Bachir Tajaldin, Nicholas Teodoro, Paul Langton Abstract Background Public health breakdown from the Syrian government's targeting of healthcare systems...