<img width="150" height="150" src="http://blogs.plos.org/speakingofmedicine/files/2014/09/map-150×150.jpg" alt="Map of the three countries (Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone) involved in the 2013–2014 outbreak of Ebola virus disease as of June 20, 2014.
The putative first virus introduction and epicenter are in the vicinity of the town of Guéckédou in the Guinea Forest Region. CDC:http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/resources/distribution-map-guinea-outbreak.html.
Virginia Barbour, Medicine & Biology Editorial Director at PLOS, on the urgent need for Open Access research into the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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