Tag Archives: Ebola

Scientist on the Frontlines: Commander Benjamin Espinosa

Editor’s Note: A Colorado native, Cmdr. Benjamin Espinosa received his undergraduate degree at University of Colorado at Boulder, worked as an organic chemist for several years then realized he wanted to work on drug resistant tuberculosis and microbiology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where he received his doctorate. His work on vaccine development at Colorado State led him …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Defend Against Ebola

VADM Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General: Defend Against Ebola

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan Ebola is at the forefront of our conscience right now. I want to assure you Navy Medicine remains committed to providing safe, high quality care to our Sailors, Marines, their families and beneficiaries. Nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our people. In the following video, I’m joined by Cmdr. James Lawler, …

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US Government and DoD Response to the Ebola Crisis

Dear MHS Colleagues, The international health community is working closely together to help confront the outbreak of Ebola virus in the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and, more recently, Nigeria. As military medical professionals, we want to ensure that you are aware of the facts of the crisis, US government support to this effort, the Department of …

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