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Boots on the ground: CDC EIS officers in the Ebola response
Boots on the Ground: CDC EIS Officers in the Ebola Response
Grace D. Appiah, MD, MS LCDR
US Public Health Service
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
CDC/ NCIRD / Influenza Division
The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was the largest Ebola outbreak in history. Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officers were deployed to multiple affected counties as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) response to the outbreak. As boots on the ground, their field experiences provide a snapshot of the important role of public health experts in challenging global health emergencies.
Attendees of this session will be able to:
- Discuss Ebola virology and epidemiology
- Identify challenges to halting Ebola transmission in affected countries
- Describe public health interventions and preparedness activities in unaffected countries
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