Ebola

In 2014, the U.S. health care system was “not at all prepared” for an outbreak like Ebola, but Emory still took in four patients in hopes of successfully treating them, according to Bruce Ribner, professor of medicine and the medical ...

While Emory students often make quips about curing Ebola, Rostam Zafari’s (17C) work is no joke. Within the first month of his college career, he had already formed a team and plan to detect the Ebola virus, leading to the ...

Blood samples from the four Ebola-infected patients treated at Emory in 2014 have provided scientists with new findings about the incurable virus, according to Carl Davis, a research fellow at Emory Vaccine Center. Researchers used the samples to replicate the ...

This weekend, Emory University Hospital’s Serious Communicable Diseases Unit (SCDU) admitted a patient who has been confirmed to have Lassa fever, an endemic and viral illness that causes symptoms which resemble those of Ebola virus, according to a March 11 University ...

Jay B. Varkey, assistant professor in Emory’s Department of Medicine and one of the five physicians to treat the first Ebola patients in the United States, was selected on April 6 to be the commencement speaker at Centenary College of ...

​Former President Jimmy Carter reflected on the successes of the Atlanta-based Carter Center’s work in Liberia throughout the Ebola crisis and lauded Emory’s treatment of those infected with the virus at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building auditorium on Thursday afternoon. ...

A Rollins School of Public Health research team received nearly $7.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to further train public health workers in West Africa, according to a Feb. 24 University press release. “We are ...

A panel examined the ethics and multifaceted nature of the Ebola virus pandemic at the Goizueta Business School on Monday. Approximately 40 students, staff and faculty attended the panel, titled “Ebola and the Law in the U.S. and West Africa: ...

A panel of Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing alumni who treated four Ebola virus patients at the Emory University Hospital discussed media attention during the epidemic, connecting with patients’ families and the lack of hierarchy at Emory Hospital’s Infectious ...