Ebola in West Africa: An Unprecedented Health Crisis - Learn More at Central Library

December 19, 2014

Contact: Dan Beringhele
Librarian II
Berkeley Public Library

Berkeley Public Library presents Ebola in West Africa: An Unprecedented Health Crisis

Berkeley CA, December 19, 2015—Ebola has been in the news lately. Should you worry? Learn the facts from Professor Art Reingold of UC Berkeley's Health who has worked on the prevention and control of infectious diseases for the past 30+ years. Professor Reingold will discuss the latest information concerning the Ebola outbreak in West Africa on Saturday, January 10 at 2:00 pm in the third floor community meeting room in the Central Library, located in downtown Berkeley. Hear about the current state of the epidemic; control efforts, the development and use of new vaccines to prevent Ebola and new drugs treatments. For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6145.

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library: www.berkeleylibraryfriends.org.

The Central Library is located at 2090 Kittredge Avenue and is open Monday, noon - 8 pm, Tuesday, 10 am - 8 pm, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm, and Sunday from 1 pm - 5 pm.
Wheelchair accessible. For questions, to request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event, please call (510) 981-6195 (voice) or (510) 548-1240 (TTY); at least five working days will help ensure availability. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs. Visit the library’s website: www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.