Apr 11, 2023
The Ebola virus is characterized in part by its profound impact on healthcare professionals in the countries where it spreads. During past Ebola outbreaks, a significant number of doctors, nurses, and other staff have contracted the disease in the course of treating patients and containing the spread. Because of the severity of the illness, the consequences are often fatal. Our guest is Dr. Jonathan Grein, director of hospital epidemiology and the special pathogens unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He discusses how to prepare for special pathogens and how Ebola readiness translates to readiness for other events.