Public Health Seminar Series:

Ebola: What You Should Know by Andrew Noymer

Monday, October 27, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Crystal Cove Auditorium OCW Video Archive
Seminar Abstract

In March of this year an outbreak of disease in Guinea was confirmed to be caused by the Ebola virus. Now Guinea and two neighboring West African countries, Sierra Leone and Liberia, are in the throes of what has become, by far, the largest ever outbreak of Ebola since the killer virus was first identified in 1976. There have been approximately 10,000 cases to date, including the first-ever transmission of the virus outside of Africa, in cases involving healthcare workers in Spain and Texas. With a case fatality rate higher than 50 percent and the three-country West African epidemic showing no immediate signs of abating, there are a lot of questions:

Speaker Biography - Andrew Noymer

Andrew Noymer
Andrew Noymer Associate Professor, Program in Public Health at UC Irvine

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