n South African Medical Journal - Reflections on ethical challenges associated with the Ebola epidemic : editorial

Volume 105, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The recent tragic, horrifying and extensively reported Ebola epidemic must surely lead us to question why, despite major medical progress, such epidemics continue to emerge. We should also consider their implications for our global collective future. Seeking to understand the Ebola epidemic requires viewing it in the broadest historical and sociopolitical contexts that have shaped health globally, and specifically in West Africa.

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