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Stopping Ebola by Land, Water and Air

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Speed is paramount in our response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa as we continue to be vigilant in the fight to extinguish Ebola. The faster we get to communities with suspected cases, the faster we protect the people there. That gets us closer to stopping this epidemic — and protecting people here in Read More >

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Rapid Detection and Response Are Essential to Stopping Ebola

A doctor adjusts the mask of a fellow health worker.

The recent drop in Ebola cases in Liberia is welcome. Many factors are contributing to this decline, including the adoption of safe burials and the emphasis on quickly getting patients into Ebola treatment un