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Webinar: Ebola and Infectious Diseases of Public Health Significance

Presented by The Biosafety and Infectious Disease Training Initiative (BIDTI) in collaboration with the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington.

The purpose of this webinar is to develop awareness about infectious diseases of public health significance (IDPHS) by emphasizing education on disease transmission and the environmental persistence of organisms. Topics covered will include: a definition and overview of infectious diseases of public health significance, routes of exposure and the chain of transmission; background on the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak; Ebola and IDPHS facts; and ways individuals can protect themselves and practice basic infection control.