Scripps Expert Explains Low Risk for Ebola in San Diego

San Diego County is Prepared for Outbreak

Scripps Infectious Disease Specialist Gonzalo Ballon-Landa, MD, was interviewed by FOX 5 News reporter Misha DiBono regarding preparations that are in place to combat an Ebola outbreak.

According to Dr. Ballon-Landa, San Diego is better equipped than most cities to handle an infectious disease outbreak. However, he did stress that the likelihood of an Ebola outbreak in San Diego is extremely small.

Watch the interview San Diego Hospitals Prepare for Unlikely Ebola Outbreak

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