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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.