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History and Recorded Impacts
of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Dr. Pierre Formenty

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(MP3, 26 MB)

Video of presentation:
Introduction by Dr. Osofsky (12 MB)
Presentation Part 1 (37 MB)
Presentation Part 2 (46 MB)
Presentation Part 3 (36 MB)

About Dr. Pierre Formenty

Pierre Formenty, DVM, MPH
World Health Organization (WHO)
Emerging and Dangerous Pathogens Team
Alert and Response Operations Office
Department of Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Response (CDS/CSR)
Geneva, Switzerland

Dr. Formenty has been working for the World Health Organization (WHO) since January 1996. He is currently the WHO focal point and coordinator for the following viral zoonotic diseases: Ebola, Marburg, Rift valley fever, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, Nipah and Monkey pox. He is a field epidemiologist specialized in Public Health (infectious diseases surveillance and outbreak response) and in Medical Virology with special focus on viral haemorrhagic fever (notably Ebola virus). He is also a Veterinary Officer, specialized in virology and epidemiology for domestic and wild animals. He has more than fifteen years' experience in tropical animal pathology and tropical medicine.

Research interests: Viral emerging zoonosis, viral haemorrhagic fevers, ecological studies, epidemiological studies, Ebola, Marburg, Rift valley fever, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever, Monkey pox, Rabies, SARS animal, Climate change and emerging diseases.


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Introduction | Avian Influenza | Chronic Wasting Disease | Ebola | Round Table/Closing
Evening Presentation

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