Ebola 101

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One of the nurses who contracted Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas is being transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, where the two infected aid workers were treated. Health officials are now considering transferring all infected patients to hospitals with special expertise treating Ebola. We talk about the challenges local hospitals have treating Ebola infections, and why the disease is hard to contain.

Credits

Guest:
Peter Hotez - Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. - @PeterHotez

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott