July 06, 2017

Infectious disease training improves airport worker preparedness

Workers at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) are now better prepared to respond to possible infectious disease pathogens, thanks to an innovative training course on June 14 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Duke Human Vaccine Institute staff.

The event was part of the NIEHS Ebola Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response Worker Training Program (WTP), which helps workers protect themselves, their worksites, and their communities during infectious disease outbreaks such as influenza, Ebola, and new biological threats.

 

To read the entire article written by Tara Failey and Demia Wright and published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, click here