|Tue, Dec 20, 2022 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
|CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call – Ebola: Clinical Presentation, Evaluation, and Infection Prevention
On September 20, 2022, the Ministry of Health of Uganda officially declared an outbreak of Ebola disease caused by Sudan ebolavirus (SUDV). This is the fifth outbreak caused by SUDV in Uganda since 2000. No probable or confirmed cases related to this outbreak have yet been reported in the United States.
During this COCA Call, subject matter experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will discuss signs and symptoms of Ebola, disease progression, importance of alternative diagnoses or treatments, and the utility of a CDC clinical consult. Presenters will also review specimen handling and testing biosafety, and infection prevention and control recommendations.
Continuing Education will not be offered for this COCA Call and advance registration is not required.