This guide provides a set of biomedical research resources, available trough the CCNY's Library for beginning research for the areas of health and medicine. This list is not exhaustive or comprehensive. Visit our home page for additional resources.
Last Updated: Oct 24, 2014
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Experimental medications that combat Ebola (@ Stanford University image)
Emotional Distress and Concerns About Ebola
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides access to the Disaster Distress Website and the Disaster Distress Hotline 24/7 year round for crisis counseling and support. If you are feeling overwhelmed due to this outbreak, call 1-800-985-5990 for assistance, which is available to anyone affected by the outbreak, including health workers and other responders.
- CDC Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)
Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, Signs and Symptoms, Transmission, Risk of Exposure, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, Healthcare Workers, and many more.
- Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)
The disease is caused by five species of Ebolavirus
- Articles in PubMed
- Emergency Access Initiative
A collaborative partnership between the U.S. National Library of Medicine and participating publishers to provide free access to full-text articles from over 650 biomedical serial titles and over 4,000 reference books and online databases to healthcare professionals and libraries affected by disasters. The free access period is August 12, 2014 - November 14, 2014.
- Ebola Outbreak 2014: Information Resources
This resource comes from the Disaster Medicine and Research Center, includes Organizations, Free Resources from Publishers for Medical Responders, Biomedical Journal Literature and Reports, Ebolavirus Information Sources, Situation Reports, Maps, Health Resources for the Public, and Multi-Language Resources
- Ebola (for the general public from Medlineplus)
- Ebola (para el público en general en español)
- World Health Organization Ebola virus disease
- World Health Organization Information resources on Ebola virus disease
- Selected Ebola-Related Content
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has launched a Web collecting initiative to capture and preserve selected born-digital content documenting the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Initiated on October 1, 2014, selected content related to the current Ebola outbreak includes Web sites and social media from Government and non-government organizations, journalists, healthcare workers, and scientists in the United States and around the world, with an aim to collect and preserve a diversity of perspectives on this unfolding health crisis.