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Google Launches Campaign To Raise Money For Ebola Efforts

Agence France-Presse: Google to boost Ebola donations “Google launched a campaign Monday to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing $10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one…” (11/11).

New York Doctor Recovered From Ebola, Set To Be Released

New York Times: Craig Spencer, New York Doctor With Ebola, Will Leave Bellevue Hospital “Craig Spencer, the New York City doctor who became the first person in the city to test positive for Ebola, is free of the virus and is set to be released from Bellevue Hospital Center on…

First U.S. Ebola Treatment Center Opens In Liberia

Associated Press: U.S. opens new Ebola treatment unit in Liberia “The United States Monday opened the first of 17 Ebola treatment units it is building in Liberia. The new clinic opened in Tubmanburg, about 60 kilometers (40 miles) north of the capital, Monrovia. The number of people with Ebola appears…

Opinion Pieces, Letter To Editor Discuss Issues Related To Ebola Epidemic

New York Times: Epidemics of Confusion Lawrence Altman, senior scholar at the Wilson Center and former New York Times senior medical correspondent New York Times: Letter to the Editor: Big Pharma and Ebola John Castellani, president and chief executive at Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America The Hill: Role for…

Private, Non-Profit Contributions Vital To Ebola Efforts

The White House Blog: Hailing the Contributions of the Private and Non-Profit Sectors to the Ebola Fight Gayle Smith, special assistant to President Obama and senior director at the National Security Council, discusses the importance of private and non-profit contributions to efforts to contain the Ebola epidemic in West Africa,…

U.S. Ebola Response Plan Aims To Eliminate Disease, Build Health Infrastructure

NBC News: Why It’s Not Enough to Just Eradicate Ebola “The new U.S. plan to spend $6 billion fighting Ebola has a hidden agenda that aid workers approve of: not only stamping out the epidemic in West Africa, but starting to build a health infrastructure that can prevent this kind…

Evacuation, Quarantine Policies Influencing Health Care Workers’ Decisions To Volunteer In Ebola-Hit West Africa

News outlets report on emergency evacuation and quarantine policies that are influencing health workers’ decisions about whether to volunteer in Ebola-affected West African nations. Associated Press/Wall Street Journal: Ebola volunteers wrestle with quarantine mandates “…As Ebola-related quarantine policies have arisen around the United States, some health workers are reassessing whether,…