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Surviving Ebola Prepared Me for Covid-19

Fighting a deadly disease taught me the value of reflection

Double-checking a colleague’s personal protective equipment.

The early days of infectious disease outbreaks demand immediate action. Even after managing the initial chaos, it can be difficult to catch your breath and find time to reflect. Unless you end up in the hospital with nothing else to do.




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Craig Spencer MD MPH

Craig Spencer MD MPH

NYC ER doctor | Ebola Survivor | Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at Columbia University | Public Health Professor | Doctors Without Borders BoD

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