Ebola Survivor – Dr. Ian Crozier

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Dr. Ian Crozier contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone while treating Ebola patients in the government hospital in Kenema as a volunteer for the World health Organization. He was evacuated to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on Sept. 9, 2014, the third American with Ebola to be airlifted there from West Africa. He spent an agonizing 40 days in the hospital before finally recovering. Less than two months later, he developed soaring pressure in his left eye, with nausea and headaches. Test results were completely unexpected: the inside of his left eye was teeming with Ebola. Dr. Crozier, who also suffers from hearing loss, joint and muscle pain, disabling fatigue, problems with memory loss and word-finding, calls himself a poster child for “post-Ebola syndrome”. He describes his experience in great detail in this lengthy interview, which is segmented by questions on the screen. The interview was conducted by the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at the FDA TV Studio in Maryland in May 2015.


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