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Kaiser Family Foundation Analysis Examines Ebola Epidemiology Data, Epidemic Projections

Kaiser Family Foundation: Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million? In the latest post in the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Policy Insights series, Jen Kates, vice president and director of global health and HIV policy for the foundation, and Josh Michaud, associate director for global health policy at…

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September 29, 2014

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Ebola Death Toll Surpasses 3,000, WHO Says

News outlets report on the WHO’s announcement that the Ebola death toll in West Africa has surpassed 3,000. Reuters: West Africa Ebola death toll passes 3,000 — WHO “The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has risen to at least 3,091 out of 6,574 probable, suspected,…

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Thousands Of Ebola Vaccine Doses Expected To Be Available Early 2015, WHO Says

News outlets report on efforts to develop a safe and effective vaccine for Ebola. Agence France-Presse: Experimental Ebola vaccines ready by 2015: WHO “Thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in African countries badly hit by the deadly virus early next year, the World Health…

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Politico Examines Leadership In Ebola Response, Launches New Series With Bill Gates Interview

Politico examined leadership in the Ebola outbreak response and launched a new series on Monday, titled “Lessons From Leaders,” opening with a discussion with Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Politico: The Ebola leadership gap “…Even if the worst-case scenario [in the Ebola outbreak] can be…

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IMF Approves $130M For West African Nations’ Ebola Efforts

News outlets report on the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) approval to fast-track $130 million in aid to fight Ebola in West Africa. Agence France-Presse: IMF fast-tracks $130 mn for Ebola fight in West Africa “The International Monetary Fund fast-tracked $130 million in aid Friday to fight the Ebola epidemic in…

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Australia Rules Out Sending Ebola Doctors To W. Africa; Cuban, Other Volunteers Step Forward To Combat Virus

News outlets report on issues surrounding the insufficient health workforce to fight Ebola in West Africa and steps the international community is taking to send doctors and volunteers to the affected regions. Associated Press: Australia won’t send Ebola doctors to West Africa “Australia on Monday ruled out sending doctors to…

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Increasing Pledges To Fight Ebola Not Translating To Aid Implementation

News outlets report pledges to assist in the West African Ebola outbreak are increasing, but aid is slow to be implemented. Inter Press Service: Despite New Pledges, Aid to Fight Ebola Lagging “Despite mounting pledges of assistance, the continuing spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is outpacing…

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Liberia’s Health Systems, Civil Society Struggle With Ebola; Lead Doctor Under Quarantine

News outlets address various issues related to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. Associated Press: Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid “Doctors are in short supply. So are beds for patients. Six months after the Ebola outbreak emerged for the first time in an unprepared West Africa and eventually…

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U.S. Doctor Exposed To Ebola In West Africa Arrives At NIH For Observation

News outlets report on the admission of a U.S. doctor who was exposed to Ebola in West Africa to the NIH in Maryland for observation and enrollment in a clinical study. The Hill: NIH to admit patient exposed to Ebola “The National Institutes of Health will admit a patient who was…

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