Ebola Event December 8

CDC/NIAIDYou’ve read the headlines, now you can learn the facts. Ebola: Let’s Talk About This Virus is an opportunity for medical and non-medical audiences to learn more about Ebola virus and Ebola virus disease from specialists. Speakers will address questions such as, What are viral hemorrhagic fevers and why are they unique? How can Ebola virus disease be prevented, controlled, and treated? What is the impact of geographic location on disease transmission? What does the future hold in terms of vaccines and treatment options?

What: Ebola: Let’s Talk About This Virus 

Where: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia

When: Monday, December 8, 2014, 6:30pm

The speakers are Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Computer Science; Director, Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response (ISTAR) University of Pennsylvania; and Eileen C. Farnon, MD, DTM&H, Associate Professor of Medicine, Temple University; Former Head, Epidemiology Unit, Viral Special Pathogens Branch, CDC. 

Sign up for this free event here.

This program is sponsored by the Thomas Skelton Harrison Foundation and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Ebola Information on HistoryofVaccines.org

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has heightened interest in Ebola vaccines. Go to Ebola Virus Disease and Vaccines to learn what’s in the vaccine pipeline.

We hope to see you at the December 8 event. Please don’t hesitate to email us at vaccines@collegeofphysicians.org if you have questions or comments you’d like to pass along.