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NIH Clinical Center Ebola-Related Links and Resources

Continuing Research

Ebola Continuing Research - ebola cells

Ebola Virus: Lessons from a unique survivor (05/30/17)

News Releases and Press Briefings

Ebola News - NIH staff speaking to local News team

NIH begins testing Ebola treatment in early-stage trial (05/23/18)

NIH study of Ebola patient traces disease progression and recovery (04/12/17)

Patient admitted with Ebola virus disease discharged from NIH Clinical Center (04/09/15)

Experimental Ebola vaccine safe, prompts immune response (04/01/15)

UPDATE: American healthcare worker with Ebola virus disease arrives safely at NIH Clinical Center (03/13/15)

NIH to admit American healthcare worker with Ebola virus disease (03/12/15)

Patient exposed to Ebola Discharged from NIH Clinical Center Today (12/19/14)

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Ebola Events - President Barack Obama speaking at a podium

President Barack Obama spoke at the NIH Clinical Center to praise the contributions of NIH staff in the fight against Ebola. He also stressed the need for more resources to support research and public health efforts that will lead as quickly as possible to an end to this outbreak (12/02/14)

Grand Rounds

NIH staff

CC Grand Rounds: Ebola: From the Monrovia Medical Unit (MMU) to the ICU (05/27/15)

NIH Clinical Center: Special Grand Rounds: (1) Ebola in West Africa: The Perfect Storm (2) Ebola: A Ground Level View from a Treatment Center in Liberia, and (3) Ethical Issues Raised by the Ebola Crisis (10/22/14)

NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit

The Special Clinical Studies Unit (SCSU) is an inpatient unit at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md., designed with state-of-the-art infrastructure that allows for isolation capabilities and infection control while patients participate in clinical research studies.

FAQs about the NIH Clinical Center SCSU

NIH Record: Ebola Patients Pose Unique Challenges to CC Nurses (January 2015)

CC News: Sterilization device installed to support high containment unit (January 2015)

CC News Archives: New unit provides unique support for clinical research (May 2010)

Resources from Across NIH

NIH Clinical Center: Ebola Virus Disease Information for NIH Clinical Center Staff (10/16/14) PDF Icon (206 KB)

NIH: Ebola Virus Disease Information for U.S. Healthcare Workers

NIAID: Ebola/Marburg Research


NIH Clinical Center "B-Roll": Special Clinical Studies Unit Patient Room

In the Special Clinical Studies Unit (SCSU) at the NIH Clinical Center a nurse walks into a patient room. A few items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are also shown on a cart outside the patient room.

NIH Clinical Center "B-Roll": Donning PPE

A Clinical Center nurse shows a number of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that is put on, a process called donning, when a patient diagnosed with or exposed to Ebola is admitted to the Special Clinical Studies Unit. This video is not intended and should not be used as a training video.

NIH Clinical Center "B-Roll": Exterior Main Entrance

The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md. Through clinical research, clinician-investigators translate laboratory discoveries into better treatments, therapies and interventions to improve the nation's health.

Downloadable Imagery

Front side view of the NIH Clinical Center North Entrance
NIH Clinical Center North Entrance
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Electron micrograph of Ebola virus
Scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus budding from the surface of a Vero cell (African green monkey kidney epithelial cell line.) NIAID

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