Researchers have developed a robust assay to determine cell sorter aerosol containment. The new method challenges the industry status quo, which has several drawbacks.
The Portable Isolation Unit was designed to be used with rotary-wing maritime evacuation, and allows infected patients to be transported without risk of contaminating the aircrew or aircraft.
In response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak, the US Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funded 10 Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Centers across the United States.
This video presents a case study about caring for patients with Ebola virus disease at Nebraska Medical Center in 2014.
At the University of Pennsylvania, researchers and clinicians have been aiming their energy and expertise at Ebola, searching in the lab for drugs to treat it, in the clinic for strategies to safely contain it, and in the field to understand the social and societal factors that bear on it.
This National Ebola Training and Education Center course discusses the assessment, management, and placement of persons suspected to have Ebola and Other Special Pathogens.
.This course facilitates learners to describe pathogen-related factors that may warrant treatment in a biocontainment unit and to distinguish between concepts of infectious, communicable, and hazardous as they relate to Ebola and other special pathogens of concern. Participants will also be able to describe the clinical presentation of selected special pathogens from the two broad categories: viral hemorrhagic fevers and the highly pathogenic respiratory viruses.
The Emory Healthcare Ebola website includes the policies, procedures, and tools developed by Emory Healthcare to enable their physicians and staff to deal safely and effectively with various risk categories of patients who could be or are infected with Ebola virus.
This guidance is for healthcare professionals regarding standard, contact, and droplet precautions when caring for a patient with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease.