WHO sees start of shortages due to Ebola-related restrictions

The WHO said service suspensions by shippers are starting to squeeze food and fuel supplies in Ebola-affected countries.

West Africa Ebola outbreak tops 2,000 infections

The Ebola total in West Africa's outbreak has pushed past 2,000, as the WHO tempered expectations and addressed food supply issues.

WHO pushes back against Ebola-related flight bans

The WHO voiced concern about Ebola-related bans on flights to outbreak countries and other African nations.

USDA vows to speed tracing of tainted ground beef

The plan will speed up the hunt for the source when ground beef is tainted with E coli O157:H7.

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The latest research and happenings at CIDRAP

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.

Jul 29, 2014
Ebola story on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports features interview with Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH.

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The Osterholm Quote

"I'd be the first one to say close the borders if it worked. . . . The chance of protecting people from leaving is greater with an open system. The more transparent you make it, the better you can control it."