Panel aims to debunk Ebola myths with facts

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WORCESTER — Accurate, balanced information may be the best medicine against Ebola hysteria, a panel of medical and cultural experts hosted by the Worcester Regional Research Bureau told a public audience Thursday.

Some 20 people attended the event, “Public Health in the News: Central Massachusetts and the Ebola Crisis,” held in the DCU Center’s junior ballroom.

Dr. Michael P. Hirsh, medical director of the Worcester Department of Public Health and pediatric surgeon-in-chief at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center, served as the panel moderator.

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