Ebola medical team develops guidelines for treating infected children

When the Ebola virus outbreak erupted in West Africa in 2014, children infected with the virus — particularly those under age 5 — faced a high risk of death. Researchers involved in their treatment have since developed a set of guidelines aimed at improving how they’re treated. They suggest an aggressive approach that includes giving children fluids intravenously; treating other possible infections; feeding them highly fortified food; and increasing the amount of bedside care they receive. —> Read More