FRIEDEN, TOM

Files

Frieden Ebola Oral History 1 PDF.pdf

Video

Date

January 6, 2016

Description

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses how CDC began to respond to the West African Ebola epidemic of 2013-16. Dr. Frieden discusses how a much larger disaster was avoided in Nigeria; conversations with domestic and West African politicians; the establishment of traveler screening; the work of CDC Foundation; and several other topics.

A PDF OF THIS INTERVIEW CAN BE FOUND AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE.

Citation

“FRIEDEN, TOM,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed November 17, 2019, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/8132.