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UN Security Council adopts special mission for Ebola

The unanimous resolution creates the first ever special mission geared to a public health crisis.

COMMENTARY: Health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

Ebola infects French MSF worker as epidemic holds spotlight

MSF reports its first case in a staffer, and a health worker with EVD in Atlanta is poised to receive convalescent serum.

US announces surge of aid for West Africa's Ebola epidemic

The White House announces a plan to send 3,000 US troops and establish a command post in Liberia.

Very few aircraft equipped to evacuate Ebola patients

A Georgia company has equipped two Gulfstream III jets to transfer Ebola patients, but few other options exist.

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Sep 11, 2014
Editorial on the Ebola epidemic by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, published in The New York Times addresses two possible scenarios and what needs to be done now.

Aug 1, 2014
Editorial on Ebola by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, published in The Washington Post.

Jul 31, 2014
CIDRAP News readership growth continues: daily e-mail subscribers now exceed 5,700, @CIDRAP Twitter followers have increased to more than 3,500, and website users for the year-to-date are up 49% over 2013.

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The Osterholm Quote

"The current Ebola virus’s hyper-evolution is unprecedented; there has been more human-to-human transmission in the past 4 months than most likely occurred in the last 500 to 1,000 years."