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Guinea arrests six in fatal attack on Ebola team

The brutal attack occurred 3 days ago; also, Sierra Leone has imposed a curfew to combat disease spread.

CDC: Flu vaccine uptake steady in health workers, pregnant women

Coverage last season was about 82% in health workers and 52% in pregnant women.

COMMENTARY: Health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

We believe there is scientific and epidemiologic evidence to recommend respirators for all patient care, and a PAPR would be the best option.

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.

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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."