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U.N., U.S. Move Forward With Ebola Efforts, Recruiting Qualified Staff Remains Challenge

News outlets report on U.N. and U.S. efforts to contain Ebola in West Africa, and the challenges aid agencies face in treating patients. Agence France-Presse: Stopping global Ebola spread ‘world’s highest priority’: U.N. “The U.N. launched a mission Thursday to prevent the global spread of Ebola, describing the epidemic as…

Liberian President Says U.S., U.N. Grim Ebola Forecasts Wrong, Epidemic Stabilizing

News outlets report on comments the Liberian president made during a FRANCE 24 interview, saying that U.S. and U.N. Ebola estimates were wrong and the Ebola crisis is stabilizing in the country. FRANCE 24: Exclusive: Liberian president dismisses grim Ebola forecast “In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Liberia’s President Ellen…

Congress Members Speak Out On U.S. Ebola Response; Sen. Moran Calls For ‘Ebola Czar’

News outlets report on U.S. Congress members’ comments on the Ebola epidemic, including calls for an “Ebola czar.” BuzzFeed: Who’s Actually Leading The U.S. Response To The Ebola Epidemic “America’s Ebola effort lacks a leader, a key senator told BuzzFeed News. With Ebola cases doubling every 24 days in Liberia…

Opinion Pieces Address Various Aspects Of Ebola Epidemic

The following opinion pieces address various aspects of the Ebola epidemic. VICE News: Ebola Doesn’t Threaten America — Other Tropical Diseases Do Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute “…[W]hile there won’t be Ebola epidemic…

U.K., U.S. Step Forward To Stop FGM

Council on Foreign Relations: The West Steps Forward in the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation Becky Allen, former intern in the Women and Foreign Policy program at CFR, discusses U.K. and U.S. efforts to stop female genital mutilation in their countries (10/1).

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