How the Ebola virus can be treated

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Presenter: Neal
Guest: Dr. James Hubbard
Guest Bio: Dr. James Hubbard is one of the top survival-medicine experts. At his popular website, TheSurvivalDoctor.com, he writes about how to deal with medical problems in a disaster, on hikes, camping, or whenever expert help is impossible to get to. His latest book, “Duct Tape 911: The Many Amazing Medical Things You Can Do to Tape Yourself Together,” contains 23 illustrated ways to substitute duct tape for a medical supply. He has also written “Living Ready Pocket Manual: First Aid,” The Survival Doctor’s Guide to Burns,” and “The Survival Doctor’s Guide to Wounds.” He’s been a family doctor for over 30 years and discusses how the Ebola Virus is spread, how it is treated, and why it’s so deadly.Segment Overview
Dr. James Hubbard discusses the Ebola Virus and some of the experimental treatments for the virus.


Transcription

Health Professional Radio

Neal: Hello you’re listening to Health Professional Radio. Thank you so much for joining us today. I’m your host Neal Howard. The Ebola virus has been spreading in Africa. More than nine hundred people have lost their lives. More than 1800 seem to be infected with it, that’s an estimate. Many are calling for the spread of the virus to be named a worldwide health emergency. Our guest in studio today is Dr. James Hubbard, also known as the Survival Doctor. He’s been involved in helping people and other healthcare professionals to be prepared in survival situations when immediate care may not be readily available or not available at all. He also has some knowledge of the Ebola virus and he’s here today to talk with us about how the Ebola virus can be treated, some of the traditional methods and also maybe some of the experimental methods that are being used today. How are you doing today Dr. Hubbard?

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