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31 People Dead In DRC Ebola Outbreak Unrelated To West African Outbreak

News outlets report on an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, where 31 people have died of infection with an Ebola strain unrelated to the one in West Africa. Agence France-Presse: Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo: WHO “An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic…

Zimbabwe’s Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates Improve, U.N. Says

News outlets discuss findings from a U.N. report showing Zimbabwe’s infant and maternal mortality rates have improved over the past five years. The Herald: Zim’s social sector on recovery path “Last Friday, the national statistics agency, ZIMSTAT, released preliminary results of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) conducted between February…

Opinion Pieces Address Issues Surrounding Ebola Outbreak

The following opinion pieces discuss issues surrounding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Conversation: Without better public health systems, Ebola will be difficult to contain Isoken Tito Aighewi, associate professor of environmental science and health at Benedict College “…[W]hat has prevented this [Ebola] outbreak from being easily contained is…

HCWs Need Additional Information On How To Manage Stress During Ebola Response

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: For Health Workers on Ebola’s Front Lines, Stress Management is Crucial John Liebhardt, a digital librarian with the HRH Global Resource Center at IntraHealth International, says more information must be disseminated on how health care workers responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa can manage the stress…

CGD Podcast, Blog Post Discuss WHO Ebola Maps, Economic Fallout Of Outbreak

Center for Global Development’s “Global Prosperity Wonkcast”: Unpacking WHO’s Shocking Ebola Maps — Mead Over In an audio podcast, Lawrence MacDonald, CGD vice president of communications and policy outreach, speaks with CGD Senior Fellow Mead Over about “newly released maps from the World Health Organization (WHO) and measures for limiting…

Experts, Politicians Speak Out On Response To West African Ebola Outbreak

News outlets summarize statements made by experts and politicians on efforts to contain the West African Ebola outbreak. The Hill: U.S. should do more to contain Ebola outbreak, Sen. McCain says “The U.S. should do more, including possibly dispatching military assets, to combat the Ebola outbreak roiling at least five…

Senegal Becomes 5th West African Nation To Record Ebola Case

News outlets report on the first case of Ebola detected in Senegal, the fifth country in West Africa to record a case of the disease. Agence France-Presse: Ebola hits fifth W. African state as Senegal confirms first case “The Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 1,500 people across West…

U.N. Agencies Warn Of Food Shortages In Ebola-Hit Nations; WFP Needs $70M To Feed 1.3M

News outlets report on U.N. warnings that the Ebola outbreak is threatening food security in affected countries. Agence France-Presse: ‘Grave concerns’ over food shortages in Ebola-hit nations: U.N. “The United Nations warned on Tuesday of ‘grave food security concerns’ in the West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak…