Oral Histories

The Ebola Oral Histories Collection includes audio interviews with personnel involved in the 2014-16 Ebola outbreak. Here you will find the recordings in their entirety. Throughout the Main Exhibit and in Mapping Ebola Stories, you will find relevant clips from these interviews connected to specific topics and places.

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Beer, Karlyn


Dr. Karlyn D. Beer, epidemiologist in the Mycotic Diseases Branch of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, briefly reviews her career and…

Boland, Samuel (Interview 2)


Interview 2: Samuel T. Boland, PhD candidate at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, describes his experiences surrounding the evacuation…

Purfield, Anne (Interview 2)


Dr. Anne E. Purfield, clinical and laboratory research coordinator within CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, continues discussing her…

Malac, Deborah


Deborah R. Malac, US Ambassador to Uganda and former US Ambassador to Liberia, provides some personal background and then describes her experiences in…

Morgan, Oliver (Interview 1)


Dr. Oliver W. Morgan, advisor to the World Health Organization on behalf of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, briefly reviews his…

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Oral Histories