Analyses of Ebola virus disease outbreaks
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DRC (GitHub 2018)
DRC (PeerJ 2015)
Nigeria (Epidemics 2015)
Sexual transmission (PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2016)
Superspreading (Lancet Inf Dis 2015)
West Africa (PLOS Curr 2014)


This repository contains data and R code files from the following analyses of Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks:

  1. Althaus CL. (2014) Estimating the reproduction number of Ebola virus (EVOB) during the 2014 outbreak in West Africa. PLoS Curr, 6.
  2. Althaus CL, Low N, Musa EO, Shuaib F, Gsteiger S. (2015) Ebola virus disease outbreak in Nigeria: Transmission dynamics and rapid control. Epidemics, 11:80-4.
  3. Althaus CL. (2015) Rapid drop in the reproduction number during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. PeerJ, 3:e1418.
  4. Althaus CL. (2015) Ebola superspreading. Lancet Infect Dis, 15:507-8.
  5. Abbate JL, Murall CL, Richner H, Althaus CL. (2016) Potential impact of sexual transmission on Ebola virus epidemiology: Sierra Leone as a case study. PLOS Negl Trop Dis, 10:e0004676.
  6. Althaus CL. (2018) Real-time analysis of the 2018 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. GitHub.