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Workshop 2 begins for Cohort 2

Workshop 2 Begins for Cohort 2 On Monday, January 11th, the Liberia FETP welcomed back the second cohort of surveillance officers for Workshop 2, running from January 11-14. Over the course of the week, participants will report on their findings from the field. Also, the program's facilitators will cover topics including, but not limited to, outbreak…
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CDC and Emory host FETP Resident Advisors for training in Atlanta

17 new and recently hired FETP Basic Resident Advisors (RA) traveled to Atlanta to attend the FETP Basic RA Orientation on that started on December 1st and running until the 11th. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) detailed the goals and objectives of FETP Basic and went over the curriculum and materials. Current…
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Ebola Update- 3 confirmed cases and 166 contacts

Since 19/11/2015, three cases from the same family have been confirmed. These include a 15-year old child (deceased), his 8- year old sibling, and their father. Other two members of the same family (mother and baby) have IgG positive result. The mother who has also had an IgM positive test result remains asymptomatic. The source…
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Liberia FETP Assists with EVD Outbreak Investigation

(Photograph of Liberia FETP Resident Advisor, Dr. Maame Amo-Addae, and Liberia FETP Graduate, Mr. Kleeker Jukoryam) I write to inform you officially about the confirmed outbreak of EVD in Monrovia, Commonwealth District; A 10 year old boy, currently on admission at the ETU. Onset of sypmtoms: Friday, 13th November 2015. Source of infection is unclear…
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