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Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Reactions To Ebola Outbreak

An editorial and opinion pieces discuss reactions to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Guardian: The Guardian view on Ebola and the need for new drugs “…There is rightly an international effort to help the victims of Ebola in medical centers near the affected zones. That means… investing in research…

News Outlets Continue To Cover Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

News outlets continue to cover the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, discussing the current state of the outbreak as well as various aspects of the response. Agence France-Presse/GlobalPost: Ebola ‘moving faster than efforts to control it’ Associated Press/New York Times: Death Toll From Ebola in W. Africa Hits 887: WHO…

GHTC Provides Roundup Of Recent Global Health Research News

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s (GHTC) “Breakthroughs”: Research Roundup: Drug-resistant malaria, MDGs, World Breastfeeding Week, LHHS appropriations, and more Nick Taylor, GHTC’s senior program assistant, highlights “some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week” (8/4).

Ebola Vaccine, Drug Under Investigation

News outlets discuss a potential vaccine and treatment for Ebola. ABC News: How an Ebola Vaccine Could Change the Next Deadly Outbreak “As Ebola ravages West Africa … officials are desperate for a way to stop the spread of the disease. One possible way to curb the infections is the…

Opinion Pieces Address Issues Around Ebola Vaccine Development

Opinion pieces discuss challenges and issues around developing an Ebola vaccine. The Atlantic: An Ebola Vaccine Is Not the Answer Olga Khazan, staff writer for the Atlantic “… [E]ven if a vaccine [for Ebola] works, it would be a stretch to say we could confidently use it to prevent another…

Opinion Pieces, Editorial Discuss U.S. Approach To Ebola, African Aid

Opinion pieces and an editorial discuss the U.S. government’s approach to fighting Ebola and sending aid to Africa. Washington Post: Why Ebola worries the Defense Department Rick Noack, Arthur F. Burns Fellow at the Washington Post “While the public discourse on Ebola has so far been fixated on the public…

U.S. ‘Working Urgently’ To Address Ebola

News outlets discuss U.S. government actions aimed at helping to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Hill: Obama: U.S. ‘working urgently’ to contain Ebola outbreak “The United States is ‘taking the necessary precautions to protect Americans’ from the spread of Ebola, President Obama pledged… ahead of his appearance…