American Osteopathic Association

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Ebola: What Physicians Need to Know

Updated Dec. 4, 2014:

As the Ebola crisis continues in West Africa and health care officials evaluate the potential for a U.S. outbreak, the AOA is working to educate physicians on the latest CDC diagnosis and treatment guidelines and response protocols. In addition, the AOA has hosted educational sessions and panel discussions led by infectious disease specialists geared toward preparing physicians to treat potentially infected patients.

Putting it in Perspective

A panel of osteopathic infectious diseases experts participated in a panel discussion on Ebola and the potential for a U.S. outbreak during the AOA's Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition in Seattle. View the article.

CDC Guides, Tools and Resources

The AOA continues to monitor CDC updates, tools and resources available to help physicians and patients take precautions to prevent the spread of Ebola within the United States. The following is roundup of the latest updates, tools and resources available from the CDC. For more complete information, visit the CDC website.

The AOA will continue to share Ebola updates and resources from the CDC as they become available.



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