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The latest news and announcements from Emory University and Emory Healthcare about Ebola.

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Ebola at Emory: An Extraordinary Year

It has been one year since Emory University Hospital prepared to accept the first patient to be treated for Ebola virus disease in the United States. Over the next three months, the hospital's Serious Communicable Disease Unit successfully treated four patients, and over the past year physicians, nurses and scientists have worked with the CDC and other institutions to share lessons of preparedness, prevention and treatment with colleagues throughout the United States and in West Africa and to conduct research aimed at developing more effective vaccines and therapies.

Ebola virus can lurk in the eye for months

After his release Emory University Hospital last October, Dr. Ian Crozier thought his long, near-fatal battle with Ebola was winding down. But less than two months later, he was back at Emory, with an eye that had changed color and was losing vision. The problem turned out to be Ebola, which had hidden in the eye. Emory Healthcare physicians' challenge was to treat the disease and save the eye.

Ebola EMS Grand Rounds with Dr. Alex Isakov: September 2014

In a phone presentation to approximately 1,800 EMS professionals, Dr. Isakov talked about his experience during transportation of patients with Ebola to Emory University Hospital.

Lessons learned in treating Ebola virus disease

Dr. Marshall Lyon answers questions related to the treatment of Ebola virus disease at Emory University Hospital.

Emory University Hospital Isolation Unit

Dr. Bruce Ribner gives a tour of the Emory University Hospital isolation unit which has been used for treatment of patients infected with the Ebola virus.

Ebola Patients Discharged News Conference Q&A

Q&A from Aug. 21, 2014, news conference held at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA.

Q&A from Emory Healthcare physicians on Ebola

Physicians at Emory University Hospital spoke Aug. 1, 2014 at a news briefing about Ebola patients being treated in a special isolation facility.

Ebola Vaccine at Emory's Hope Clinic

Emory Healthcare is collecting plasma from Nancy Writebol and the small group of other American Ebola survivors, banking it for the possible needs of future Ebola patients.

Recent News »

Ebola-exposed health care workers need risk assessment + post-exposure plan

Aug. 25, 2015

Ribner to speak on treating Ebola at Grand Rounds series

Aug. 10, 2015

Emory marks first anniversary of Ebola care

July 28, 2015

Emory Ebola team recounts experience, lessons in treating first U.S. patients

July 28, 2015

Storify: Ebola and Emory University

July 27, 2015

In memoir, Kent Brantly reflects on Ebola care at Emory

July 27, 2015

Ebola at Emory: An Extraordinary Year

July 24, 2015

Emory and Ebola: A Timeline

July 23, 2015

Emory to lead National Ebola Training and Education Center

July 2, 2015

"Team Ebola" nurse honored as AJC 2015 Celebrating Nurses awardee

June 22, 2015

Ebola virus can lurk in the eye for months

June 16, 2015

Ebola virus can persist for months within survivors' eyes

May 7, 2015

'Team Ebola' to receive DAISY award for exceptional nursing

April 26, 2015

Ebola care in the U.S.: Emory nurses set the standard

April 24, 2015

Emory joins DARPA-funded Ebola research team led by Inovio Pharmaceuticals

April 16, 2015

Carter discusses response to Ebola in African countries

April 16, 2015

President Carter to discuss Ebola, human rights and public health

April 6, 2015

Emory emergency and family medicine doctors team up with CDC for Ebola support

April 2, 2015

Emory banking plasma from Ebola survivors

April 1, 2015

Seminar on Ebola offers continuing medical education credit

March 17, 2015

General talks rule of law, Ebola and PTSD during Emory visit

March 10, 2015

First look at hospitalized Ebola survivors' immune cells could guide vaccine design

March 9, 2015

Free, online Ebola course offers a broad look at the epidemic

March 5, 2015

Mining immune systems of Ebola survivors for therapeutic gold

Feb. 8, 2015

Emory after Ebola: Teachable moments

Feb. 4, 2015

Emory hosts Ebola training conferences, consultation through CDC contract

Feb. 2, 2015

Semester-long Ebola forum kicks off Jan. 26

Jan. 22, 2015

Third patient free of Ebola virus disease; discharged from Emory University Hospital Oct. 19

Oct. 20, 2014

Dallas patient with Ebola virus disease arrives at Emory University Hospital

Oct. 15, 2014

Emory nurses travel to Texas to provide Ebola consultation and support to health care workers

Oct. 15, 2014

President Obama meets with Emory Healthcare team about Ebola

Sep. 16, 2014

Third patient with Ebola virus disease arrives at Emory University Hospital

Sep. 9, 2014

Emory University Hospital Ebola team featured by NBC News

Sep. 3, 2014

Ebola patients discharged from Emory University Hospital

Aug. 21, 2014

Doctors worldwide should stay current on developments in Ebola epidemic, say health experts

Aug. 18, 2014

Emory community responds to chief nurse executive's op-ed on treating Ebola patients

Aug. 11, 2014

Emory issues guidelines for staff, students returning from West Africa

Aug. 6, 2014