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Prescription for Health: Ebola (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-10-03

Duration: 00:06:39

Subjects: Public health | Ebola virus disease | Whitfield, Rani G. | GUIDRY, JIMMY


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee
  • Guidry, Jimmy Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the October 3, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In’ features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield and Dr. Jimmy Guidry, the State Health Officer, on the Ebola virus. They discuss: the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States at a hospital in Dallas, Texas; how the disease is transmitted; Louisiana’s preparations; and the available treatments.