Ebola

Jul 10, 2018
Health care and public health professionals can register to attend a Sept. 19-20 workshop in Omaha, NE, on preparing for Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases, offered by the National Ebola Training and Education Center. NETEC also will offer the two-day workshop later this year in…
May 31, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday provided an update on federal preparedness and the agency’s response efforts to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Among other actions, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., said the agency is focused on advancing the availability of…
May 29, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today provided an update on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and advised health care providers in the U.S. to continue to obtain a travel history from all patients seeking care. CDC said providers should promptly isolate patients…
May 22, 2018
The U.S. Agency for International Development will contribute at least $8 million to combat the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced today in a speech to the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. The DRC…
May 21, 2018
Health care and public health leaders, clinicians and first responders can register to attend an Aug. 7-8 workshop in Atlanta on preparing for Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases, offered by the National Ebola Training and Education Center. NETEC also will offer the two-day workshop…
May 18, 2018
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread from a remote area to a city of 1.2 million, the World Health Organization reported yesterday, after one case was confirmed in the city of Mbandaka. "This is a concerning development, but we now have better tools than ever before to…
May 9, 2018
The Democratic Republic of the Congo yesterday declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease after laboratory results confirmed two cases, the World Health Organization reports. The outbreak is the ninth in the African nation since Ebola was discovered there in 1976. WHO said it is working closely…
Apr 10, 2018
More than 50 organizations, including hospitals, are participating in an exercise today through Thursday to test the nation’s ability to move patients with highly infectious diseases to regional treatment facilities, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today. During the exercise,…
Dec 15, 2017
The National Ebola Training and Education Center will offer a tuition-free workshop Jan. 30-31 in Atlanta to help health care and public health professionals manage and maintain readiness for Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases. The workshop also will be offered March 27-28 in Omaha, NE.…
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Ebola

Nov 9, 2017
Hospitals must be prepared at any time to face a number of known and emerging infectious diseases. American hospitals' response to the Ebola Virus was first tested in 2014.
This page contains a number of resources for the treatment and management of Ebola Virus. In addition, it catalogs lessons learned from the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak in Africa and the treatment and response to cases treated in the U.S.