Ob-gyns, physicians whose primary responsibility is women’s health, play a key role in managing the emerging 2014 Ebola epidemic, both in the U.S. and abroad. Timely, accurate, scientific information is crucial. Get the latest guidelines for health care professionals and patient information on this regularly-updated page.
CDC Emergency Response
released 2/13/15 Addressing Needs of Contacts of Ebola Patients During an Investigation of an Ebola Cluster in the United States- Dallas, Texas, 2014, MMWR, February 13, 2015 / 64(05);121-123
ACOG Practice Advisory
11/3/14 Care of Obstetric Patients During an Ebola Virus Outbreak
10/20/14 Ebola: Joint ACOG/CDC Considerations for Ob-Gyns and Their Patients
What Obstetrician-Gynecologists Should Know About Ebola
"What Obstetrician-Gynecologists Should Know About Ebola: A Perspective From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention," published online ahead of print on September 9 in Obstetrics & Gynecology. It is in the November 2014 issue.
Breastfeeding/Infant Feeding Recommendations in the Context of Ebola
The CDC publication, “Recommendations for Breastfeeding/Infant Feeding in the Context of Ebola,” updated September 19, 2014, provides clinicians with recommendations about breastfeeding if a mother has probable or confirmed Ebola virus/ disease.