n Africa Conflict Monthly Monitor - Ebola outbreak in Guinea : a different type of regional stability threat - : West Africa - issue in focus

Volume 2014, Issue 05
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Viral diseases or epidemics are not typically considered a topic for conflict and security analysis, but a recent and severe outbreak of the Ebola virus in parts of West Africa raises several parallel points of discussion relating to regional security and cooperation. Moreover, the outbreak itself threatens to disrupt and destabilise regional trade and travel.

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