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Ebola Virus Disease in Women and Children

Callister, Lynn Clark, PhD, RN, FAAN

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: May/June 2019 - Volume 44 - Issue 3 - p 173
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000524
ONGOING COLUMNS: Global Health and Nursing

A recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease has caused concern among global health organizations. Our global health expert, Dr. Callister, explains the status of the current crisis and what is being done to treat victims and stop the spread of the disease. Implications for pregnant women and babies are included.

Lynn Clark Callister is a Professor Emerita, College of Nursing, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN. Dr. Callister can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

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