In a series of videos, Paramjit Joshi, MD, Division Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Children's National Health System, offers a historical perspective on the reaction to Ebola and insight about how to talk to children about the infectious disease.
Dr. Joshi also offers the best ways to calm children and teenager's fear and anxiety over Ebola.
In another set of videos, Roberta DeBiasi, MD, Division Chief, Infectious Disease at Children's National, offers tips for parents on how to talk about Ebola as well as insight about precautions in place to treat it and the slim chances of catching the virus in the United States.
Find more about Ebola at ChildrensNational.org/ebola.
Children's National provides many resources to help educate and protect your family from Ebola.
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