Advancing Care in Outbreaks of Special Pathogens: From Ebola virus disease to Lassa fever
William A. Fischer II, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director of Emerging Pathogens
The Institute of Global Health and Infectious Diseases
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Dr. Fischer will discuss advances in the care of patients with Ebola virus disease including supportive care and pathogen-specific therapies and how we are leveraging these lessons learned coupled with new research to advance the care for patients with Lassa fever.