The O’Neill Institute Colloquium “The West African Ebola Epidemic: How Can It be Contained and How Can We Prevent the Next One?” was held at Georgetown University Law Center.
Panelists talked about treating the Ebola epidemic in western Africa and steps to prevent future outbreaks. They discussed the magnitude of this Ebola… read more
Panelists talked about treating the Ebola epidemic in western Africa and steps to prevent future outbreaks. They discussed the magnitude of this Ebola outbreak and how it differed from previous ones. Dr. Cetron said that the virus was winning and that the resources available were not sufficient to contain it. Topics included current vaccines, what the role of the U.S. should be, and the possibility of military involvement.
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William "Bill" M. Treanor Dean Georgetown University Law Center
Martin "Marty" S. Cetron M.D. Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Global Migration and Quarantine Div.
G. "Kevin" Kevin Donovan M.D. Director Georgetown University Medical Center->Center for Clinical Bioethics
Lawrence O. Gostin Director O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University
Daniel R. Lucey M.D. Adjunct Professor Georgetown University Medical Center->Microbiology and Immunology
John Monahan Global Heath Adviser Georgetown University->Office of the President
J. "Steve" Stephen Morrison Senior Vice President and Director Center for Strategic and International Studies->Global Health Policy Center
- O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown UniversityO'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University
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