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It is being reported that traditional measures have failed.
It would be more truthful to report that traditional measures to control an infectious disease have NOT been applied comprehensively - be it due to failure to enlist the traditional tribal leaders or for other reasons.
Future measures? May I request the experts at the WHO and our own department of international development (where monetary contributions might flow from) to bear in mind:
Kremer, EJ and Van de Perre , P BMJ 2015;350:h1307.
Adenoviruses do not appear to be very reliable partners - in raising immunity. Importantly, Kremer and Van de Perre raised the question: do the persons who received the prophylaxis against Ebola have a raised risk of HIV infection?
I would be glad if any research workers could dismiss the fears.