Ebola Epidemic
Ebola World Map Oct8 V2

The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and has many people fearing a global health crisis. The outbreak is affecting several countries in West Africa and the first travel-associated case of Ebola was diagnosed in the United States on Sept. 30.

Tune in to The Doctors regularly for coverage of the Ebola outbreak, including facts about the virus, news updates and efforts to contain its spread.

State of Maine and Nurse Agree on Health Monitoring

The State of Maine and a nurse who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa have reached an agreement on how to monitor the nurse's health for the rest of the 21-day incubation period for the virus.

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Key Steps for Containing Ebola in the U.S.

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, which oversees the National Federation of Nurses, discusses essential protocols that need to be put in place to stop Ebola from spreading across the United States.

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Preparing for Ebola in America

Widow of Ebola Victom Speaks Out

Decontee Sawyer joins The Doctors to remember the work of her husband, the first American citizen to die from Ebola. Patrick Sawyer was working in Liberia, where he likely contracted the virus from his sister.

Are hospitals in the U.S. prepared to stop Ebola from spreading across the nation?

Learn How Ebola is Transmitted

The Doctors are joined by infectious disease specialist Dr. Brad Spellberg and special guest Larry King to discuss the risk factors for contracting Ebola. 

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