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October 2014 - May 1, 2015


"Camp Eason 4 Miler 4084 USPHS," a handmade sign made by the United States Public Health Service [USPHS] that hung at Camp Eason in Margibi County outside of Monrovia, Liberia. Part of the USPHS Monrovia Medical Unit [MMU], Camp Eason's mission was to provide laboratory services and direct care to Ebola patients who had been healthcare providers or other staff members, including both Liberian and International responders, in Ebola Treatment Units [ETUs] throughout Liberia from October 2014 through May 2015. Camp Eason was named after CAPT John C. Eason, the first African American to be commissioned as a USPHS officer in 1943.


United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS], Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] with United States Public Health Service [USPHS]


“CAMP EASON SIGN,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed October 2, 2023,