Ebola Not Expected to Pose Major Threat

A recent news piece on the NPR affiliate, 90.1FM WABE, recapped facts regarding the transmission and symptoms of Ebola, while affirming the low risk for infection and the readiness of hospitals to deal with the threat.

“The doctor will then ask about whether they have a fever or not, other sorts of symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle aches and pains and fatigue and they should ask about travel history,” says Dr. Christopher Whalen, from the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health.

Read the transcript or listen to the entire news piece on 90.1FM WABE.

Posted October 17, 2014.