Update on Ebola Treatment Center Costs and Sustainability, United States, 2019
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We surveyed 56 Ebola treatment centers (ETCs) in the United States and identified costs incurred since 2014 ($1.76 million/ETC) and sustainability strategies. ETCs reported heavy reliance on federal funding. It is uncertain if, or for how long, ETCs can maintain capabilities should federal funding expire in 2020.
Ebola; Ebola treatment centers; Ebola virus disease; Ebolavirus; United States; communicable diseases; costs; emerging; hospitals; isolation; sustainability; viruses; zoonoses