This presentation, given by the New York State Taskforce on Life and the Law, provides an overview of the legal and ethical issues around caring for an Ebola patient.
Ethical Issues In the Care of Ebola Patients
November 19, 2014
DOH Releases Updated Ebola Guidance
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) released the attached guidance on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) regarding screening procedures for patients potentially ill with EVD who present at general hospitals with emergency departments (EDs), off-campus EDs, and diagnostic and treatment centers. The new guidance supplants any orders that were issued previously in response to...
October 28, 2022
Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Central Uganda
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Health Alert Network (HAN) Advisory about the recently confirmed outbreak of the Sudan strain of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Uganda. There are currently no suspected, probable, or confirmed cases of EVD in the United States, and the geographic scope of the outbreak is limited...
October 6, 2022
Travel Protocols and Clinical Reminders related to Ongoing Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea
Over the past two weeks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued several releases and advisories about the ongoing Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Guinea. The outbreaks are in remote regions of both countries, and the risk to the United States is low. Out of an abundance...
March 10, 2021