The Ebola virus is now in the United States, brought with two aid workers from Africa. Should you be worried about this disease and its 90% fatality rate?
Janelle Vaesa received her Master of Science degree in Public Health, with a concentration in Health Behavior, from the University of Louisville in 2008, and her Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance, also from the University of Louisville, in 2006. Janelle has eight years of experience in a variety of public health settings, but her expertise lies in the study of infectious diseases, including preventative measures, and emergency preparedness.
Janelle’s time as a certified nursing assistant inspired her to concentrate on the preventative aspect of illnesses, diseases and injuries. She has worked as a Health Educator, where she taught classes on emergency preparedness to people in her community. She also developed curriculum pertaining to infectious diseases for local medical professionals.