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Ebola: the real lessons from HIV scale-up

Published on The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

In his Correspondence,1 Paul Drain suggests that lessons from the HIV epidemic can be applied to the Ebola outbreak in parts of west Africa, stressing the importance of point-of-care testing, interventions to reduce stigma, widespread screening of individuals exposed to Ebola virus, and infection prevention and control. Although we agree that these are crucial components of an effective Ebola response, we believe that some of the most important lessons learned from the scale-up of HIV services in low-resource settings lie elsewhere.

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