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NFPA: First Responder Protective Clothing and Equipment Lessons Learned from Ebola Patient Response
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) journal recently interviewed Bill Haskell of NIOSH regarding the planned revisions to NFPA 1999, Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations.
Communicating Uncertainty — Ebola, Public Health, and the Scientific Process
This article by Lisa Rosenbaum, MD, appears in the January 2015 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Preventing Worker Fatigue Among Ebola Healthcare Workers and Responders
These guidelines address potential fatigue issues affecting healthcare workers and responders involved with cases related to Ebola in the United States.
NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Emerging infectious diseases are those whose incidence in humans has increased in the past 2 decades or threaten to increase in the near future.