Dr. Sharon Crary on the Ebola Outbreak
Dr. Sharon Crary, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at DePauw, has studied Ebola virus extensively and was part of the Center for Disease Control’s response team during the Ebola outbreak in Uganda in 2000. In this video, Dr. Crary discusses the Ebola virus as well as key pieces of advice that we should all know concerning the current Ebola outbreak. Prindle Intern Amy Brown worked with Dr. Crary and other DePauw Faculty members to conduct an open panel discussion that took place October 31st. To recap the panel discussion, Dr. Crary highlights ethical quandaries evoked by the current Ebola outbreak, such as quarantine precautions, while also clarifying common misconceptions pertaining to the Ebola spread. Learn more about Dr. Crary’s research on Ebola here.