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  • Tags: Peer-reviewed

Creator: Jennifer Andonian, Kelsie E. Galusha, Lisa L. Maragakis, and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: General
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: In response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funded the creation of 10 Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Centers (RESPTCs) across the United States.

Creator: Angie M. Boyce and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: Host genomic research on high-consequence infectious diseases is a growing area, but the ethical, legal, and social implications of such findings related to potential applications of the research have not yet been identified.

Creator: Angela Vasa, Syra Madad, LuAnn Larson, Colleen S. Kraft, Sharon Vanairsdale, Jonathan D. Grein, Jennifer Garland, Virginia “Madison” Butterworth, and Christopher J. Kratochvil.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: The use of investigational therapeutics in the care of patients with Ebola virus disease was documented in the literature following the 2013-2016 outbreak. In order to access these types of therapeutics, facilities must have processes in place to…

Creator: NETEC SPRN Medical Countermeasures Working Group
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases pose growing global public health threats. However, research on and development of medical countermeasures (MCMs) for such pathogens is limited by the sporadic and unpredictable nature of outbreaks, lack…

Creator: Colleen S. Kraft, Mark G. Kortepeter, Bruce Gordon, Lauren M. Sauer, Erica S. Shenoy, Daniel P. Eiras, LuAnn Larson, Jennifer A. Garland, Aneesh K. Mehta, Kevin Barrett, Connie S. Price, Caroline Croyle, Lauren R. West, Brooke Noren, Susan Kline,…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: The 2013-2016 epidemic of Ebola virus disease (EVD) that originated in West Africa underscored many of the challenges to conducting clinical research during an ongoing infectious disease epidemic, both in the most affected countries of Guinea,…

Creator: Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit Publishing Group
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: High-consequence pathogens create a unique problem. To provide effective treatment for infected patients while providing safety for the community, a series of 10 high-level isolation units have been created across the country; they are known as…

Creator: Benjamin K. Kogutt, Jeanne S. Sheffield, Dianne Whyne, Lisa L. Maragakis, Jennifer Andonian, Jade Flinn, Chris Sulmonte, Adam Dodson, Mark Romig, Lauren Sauer, Robert Maloney, Janis Ferrell, Arthur J. Vaught, W. Christopher Golden, and Brian T.…
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: This article describes a large-scale scenario designed to test the capabilities of a US biocontainment unit to manage a pregnant woman infected with a high-consequence pathogen, and to care for a newborn following labor and spontaneous vaginal…

Creator: Theodore J. Cieslak, Laura Evans, Mark G. Kortepeter, Amanda Grindle, Lemuel Aigbivbalu, Kate Boulter, Ryan W. Carroll, Sylvia Cumplido, Alison G. Danforth, Cecilia Fry, James Gaensbauer, Janet R. Hume, Amyna Husain, Arlene Kelleher, Christopher J.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: During the outbreak of Ebola virus disease that struck West Africa during 2014-2016, a small handful of expatriate patients were evacuated to specialized high-level containment care units, or biocontainment units, in the United States and Western…

Creator: Anne L. O'Keefe, Bryan F. Buss, Samir Koirala, Michael X. Gleason, Ashok Mudgapalli, and Shelly Schwedhelm.

Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: The Ebola epidemic of 2014 demonstrated that outbreaks of high-consequence infectious diseases, even in remote parts of the world, can affect communities anywhere in the developed world and that every healthcare facility must be prepared to identify,…

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Creator: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2018-02-17
Description: Doffing protocols for personal protective equipment (PPE) are critical for keeping healthcare workers (HCWs) safe during care of patients with Ebola virus disease.