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Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
Global Health Security Supplement

CDC Safety Training Course for Ebola Virus Disease Healthcare Workers

Rupa NarraComments to Author , Jeremy Sobel, Catherine Piper, Deborah Gould, Nahid Bhadelia, Mary Dott, Anthony Fiore, William A. Fischer, Mary Jo Frawley, Patricia M. Griffin, Douglas Hamilton, Barbara Mahon, Satish K. Pillai, Emily F. Veltus, Robert Tauxe, and Michael Jhung
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (R. Narra, J. Sobel, C. Piper, D. Gould, M. Dott, A. Fiore, P.M. Griffin, D. Hamilton, B. Mahon, S.K. Pillai, R. Tauxe, M. Jhung); Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (N. Bhadelia); The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (W.A. Fischer II); Médecins Sans Frontières, New York, New York, USA (M.J. Frawley, E.F. Veltus)

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Table 1

Professions of 570 trainees attending Ebola Virus Disease Safety Training Course, Anniston, Alabama, USA, 2014–2015

Profession No. (%)
Healthcare worker 387 (68)
Nurse 180 (32)
Physician 169 (30)
Physician assistant/nurse practitioner 20 (3)
Paramedic/emergency medical technician
18 (3)
Non–clinical care provider 185 (32)
Public health official 44 (8)
Pharmacist 25 (4)
Scientist 21 (4)
Mental health professional 17 (3)
Other 76 (13)

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