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Ebola Workers Who Return To U.S. Need Proper Support, Care

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Karin Huster, who spent six weeks as Partner in Health’s clinical manager at the Maforki Ebola Treatment Unit in Sierra Leone

“…The mental health of those returning from the Ebola battlefield has seldom been addressed. Yet we know all too well that those who have worked under extremely stressful conditions — witnessing deeply disturbing scenes or having put their lives on the line day in and day out — are at markedly increased risk of experiencing some form of post-traumatic stress when returning home…” (2/9).

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