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Epidemiologist Trish Perl Answers Questions About Screening for Ebola

Trish Perl, M.D., senior epidemiologist for Johns Hopkins Medicine, answers questions about the screening guidelines for people suspected of having Ebola.

Caring for a Patient With Ebola

Lisa Maragakis, director of hospital epidemiology and infection control for The Johns Hopkins Hospital, answers questions about staff’s role in the care of a patient with Ebola virus disease at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Environment of Care for a Patient with Ebola

Brian Garibaldi, associate medical director of The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s biocontainment unit, discusses the importance of communications and a safe environment in the care of a patient with Ebola virus disease at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Ebola Preparedness: How The Johns Hopkins Hospital Is Preparing Faculty and Staff

The care and protection of a possible Ebola patient is a top priority for Johns Hopkins Medicine. Here is a look at the extensive training and practice with the personal protective equipment being used by the staff at The Johns Hopkins Hospital who have been designated to work with these patients. Staff at other Johns Hopkins Medicine facilities are also being trained and are practicing the proper use of equally effective protective equipment.

Example of Ebola Patient Transport Training

Example of training for critical care transport of an Ebola patient conducted by Johns Hopkins Lifeline and Johns Hopkins Epidemiology and Infection Control.

Johns Hopkins Hospital Experts Assist United Nations Mission in Mali

Three experts from The Johns Hopkins Hospital—Melanie Curless, Chelsea Lynch and Polly Trexler—visited Mali to train health officials on preventing and managing potential cases of Ebola virus disease. The video report, published on Sept. 16, 2014, is from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali. Watch in French or read the English translation.

Eric Aldrich Speaks on Ebola Preparedness

Eric Aldrich, vice president of medical affairs for Howard County General Hospital, discusses the importance of a hospital’s preparation and staff training in the event someone presents with symptoms of Ebola.

Ebola Patient Transport Drill | Johns Hopkins Medicine and Lifeline

Designated teams at all of the Johns Hopkins Medicine hospitals have trained for many months to respond to the likelihood that we would care for a patient with Ebola virus disease. To fortify these preparedness plans, a drill was conducted on Nov. 6 to simulate the transport of two patients with Ebola being transferred from Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center to The Johns Hopkins Hospital.