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Liberia: Lacking Food, People Threaten To Break Quarantine, WHO: Death Toll Three Times More than Previously Announced

43 people who were quarantined for Ebola monitoring in a Liberian town after four people died of Ebola, had no food and threatened to break out of quarantine to obtain some food, according to a Liberian state radio account, reported … Continue reading

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Ebola Mortality Can Be Sharply Reduced NOW, Given Enough Trained Personnel and Generally-Available Equipment

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, director of infection control at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory, returned from fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone to tell a Harvard audience today, that early hydration and basic care are essential, and that many are … Continue reading

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Osterholm: Focus on West Africa, not Dallas: The Effort in Africa Now, is a ‘Travesty’

Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, was interviewed Thursday by MPR News in St. Paul, Minn. Excerpts follow. “The Ebola epidemic is raging in West Africa. How do we … Continue reading

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Obama To Africa: We Don’t Do Infrastructure

Speaking at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC on Thursday, July 31, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, made it clear that the United States, as a matter of policy, will not build infrastructure in Africa. She … Continue reading

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