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Blog Posts Discuss Different Angles Of Ebola Epidemic

Several blog posts discuss different aspects of the Ebola epidemic. Humanosphere: Ebola comes to the U.S. and loses its deadly punch Development blogger Tom Murphy writes, “Ebola garners global attention for being a merciless killer in sub-Saharan Africa. But its high fatality rate is due largely to bad health care,…

USAID Official Attends Health Systems Conference In South Africa

USAID: USAID Assistant Administrator Dr. Pablos-Mendez Travels to South Africa for Health Systems Research Symposium “U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Global Health Ariel Pablos-Mendez is in Cape Town, South Africa, through October 3 for the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. The…

CDC Confirms First U.S. Ebola Case Diagnosed In Texas, Vows To Contain Virus

News outlets report on the CDC’s announcement of the first U.S. Ebola case in Dallas, Texas. ABC News: First Ebola Case in U.S., But CDC Vows ‘We Will Stop It Here’ “The first Ebola case has been diagnosed in the United States, but a top health official said today there…

Ebola Outbreaks Nearing End In Nigeria, Senegal, Officials Say

News outlets report on the CDC’s announcement that the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria is nearing its end and efforts for containment appear to have succeeded. Agence France-Presse: Ebola outbreak nears end in Nigeria: U.S. “The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria is almost over, U.S. health officials said Tuesday, in a rare…

Renewed U.S.-India Partnership To Address Health, Development

Washington Post: A renewed U.S.-India partnership for the 21st century Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama “As nations committed to democracy, liberty, diversity, and enterprise, India and the United States are bound by common values and mutual interests. We have each shaped the positive trajectory of…

Ebola Containment Actions Must Pick Up Pace

The following pieces address the international response to the Ebola epidemic. Foreign Policy: Hollow Words and an Exponential Horror Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations “…The tap is turned, and water is starting to flow. But the questions in this newly announced war…

Photojournalist’s Post For USAID Blog Features Story On Burial Team In Liberia

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: Facing Death, Six Days a Week The blog features the third in a series of posts from “photojournalist Morgana Wingard, who is on the ground with USAID staff in Liberia documenting the fight on Ebola. Her photo series and blogs from the team will offer unique angles into…

Fact Sheet Discusses U.S.-India Health Cooperation

U.S. Department of State: U.S.-India Health Cooperation This fact sheet discusses the U.S.-India partnership on health, which “ranges from research and development of vaccines to implementation of disease detection centers…” (9/30).

U.S. Military Arrives In Liberia To Assist With Ebola Response

News outlets report on the U.S. military’s response to the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. Associated Press: U.S. Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia “U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the…

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