CDC staffer exposed to Ebola amid growing concerns for health workers

In addition, Canada pulled a lab team from Sierra Leone.

DRC says its Ebola outbreak not linked to West Africa's

Ebola has struck the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, but authorities say it is not the same strain as in West Africa.

As Ebola outbreak grows, WHO notes case-count difficulties

As West Africa's Ebola toll climbed by 142 cases and 77 deaths, the WHO conceded that the size of the epidemic has been underestimated.

Recovery of US Ebola patients renews focus on treatment

Two medical missionaries are out of the hospital, leaving lessons for clinicians on treating the disease.

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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."