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The Oral Histories Collection includes audio interviews with personnel involved in the 2014-16 Ebola outbreak. Here you will find the recordings in their entirety. Throughout the Main Exhibit and in Mapping Ebola Stories, you will find relevant clips from these interviews connected to specific topics and places.

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Purfield, Anne (Interview 3)


Dr. Anne E. Purfield, clinical and laboratory research coordinator within CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, discusses her return to Sierra…

Redd, Stephen


Dr. Stephen C. Redd, director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, briefly…

Rao, Carol


Dr. Carol Rao, an epidemiologist in CDC's Division of Global Health Protection, reviews her career and describes in detail her contributions to CDC's…

Rollin, Pierre (Interview 1)


Interview 1: Dr. Pierre Rollin, deputy chief of the Viral Special Pathogens Branch within the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gives an…

Mamora, Josia


Josia Mamora, a clinical nurse with Emory Healthcare, briefly reviews his career and then details his work treating Ebola virus disease patients in…

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