Our recent experience with Ebola virus, Chikungunya, Middle East Coronavirus syndrome (MERS), and a host of other pathogens previously unseen in the United States indicates that emerging infections anywhere have the potential to affect people everywhere. In addition, healthcare-associated and multidrug resistant infections are emerging infections that impact us right here, right now. Given these issues, what is the role that the healthcare provider plays in recognizing and managing these infections? What is the message we need to be telling our colleagues and the general public?
In this presentation, Vincent Hsu, MD discusses: