Editors: To supplement your coverage of developments regarding Ebola virus disease, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers the following video clips of Dr. Cynthia Whitener, infectious disease physician and epidemiologist.
CLIP 1 – Dr. Whitener describes the symptoms of Ebola virus disease.http://vimeo.com/108810416
CLIP 2 – Dr. Whitener talks about how Ebola can spread from person to person.http://vimeo.com/108810417
CLIP 3 – Dr. Whitener describes when an individual diagnosed with Ebola virus disease is -- and isn't -- contagious.http://vimeo.com/108810419
CLIP 4 – Dr. Whitener discusses the various kinds of medical treatment that is typically required of people with Ebola virus disease.http://vimeo.com/108810418
CLIP 5 – Dr. Whitener outlines the steps hospital staff would take if a patient would present with symptoms and a travel history that could be indicative of Ebola.http://vimeo.com/108817084
CLIP 6 – Dr. Whitener says Ebola should not make Americans panic.http://vimeo.com/108817550
For additional information:Q&A document with key facts on Ebola