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Ebola: inside an epidemic

Event

Event video

March
092015

18:30 - 20:00

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

Dame Sally Davies, chief medical advisor to the UK government, led a discussion on the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

Health Worker at Ebola Isolation Ward in Kabala, Sierra Leone

Find out what we have learnt from the outbreak so far and what is being done to ensure continued resilience to epidemic scenarios.

Speakers

Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust
Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies
Neil Ferguson, Professor of Mathematical Biology, Imperial College London
Christopher Whitty, Professor of Public and International Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Ebola: inside an epidemic Discover the how and why of the 2014 Ebola outbreak from leading public health figures. Panel discussion chaired by Dame Sally Davies FRS. The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK