Video: Experts at MUSC talk Ebola preparedness

Ebola Virus Disease has claimed more than 6,300 lives and is still raging through West Africa. Although public health and medical experts have improved some of the conditions and there is noticeable progress in the affected countries, risks still abound. Experts at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) outlined the risks, strategies to mitigate these risks, and the need for appropriate public health preparedness and response. To view recommendations based on each panelist’s expertise, click play on the above video.

Panelists:

Gail Stuart, PhD – Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, MUSC
 

 

 

John Vena, PhD – Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences, MUSC

 

 

L.W. Preston Church, MD – Associate Professor of Infectious Disease, MUSC

 

 

Jeffery L. Deal, MD, MA – Director of Health Studies, Water Missions International