Supplemental materials for: Ebola virus epidemiology, transmission, and evolution during seven months in Sierra Leone

#Extended Experimental Procedures

##Ethical and Safety Approvals

This work has been approved by Institutional Review Boards in Sierra Leone (Sierra Leone Ethics and Scientific Review Committee, SLESRC) and the United States (Harvard Committee on the Use of Human Subjects, CUHS, the CDC’s Human Research Protection Office, HSPO). As part of the EVD outbreak response and surveillance efforts, residual human clinical samples were collected under a waiver of consent granted by SLESRC and CUHS, and the EBOV se