What patients and families need to know
Talking to Children About Ebola
In a series of videos, Paramjit Joshi, M.D., offers a historical perspective on the reaction to Ebola and insight about how to talk to children about the infectious disease. She also offers the best ways to calm children and teenager's fear and anxiety over Ebola.
In another set of videos, Roberta DeBiasi, M.D., 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.
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About the Expert
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases
Co-Director, Congenital Zika Program
Co-Director, Congenital Infection Program
Investigator, Children's National Research Institute