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Senegal's first Ebola case has links to Guinea

Senegal announced today the country's first Ebola virus disease case, in a student from Guinea who was located in a Dakar hospital.

WHO launches road map for containing Ebola in West Africa

With an estimated price tag of $490 million, the plan's goal is to stop Ebola transmission in 6 to 9 months.

CDC staffer exposed to Ebola amid growing concerns for health workers

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

WHO: Dead game animal sparked DRC Ebola outbreak

The first patient in the DRC's Ebola outbreak caught the virus from a dead animal, making any link to West Africa's outbreak unlikely.

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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."