AP (Sep. 25, 2014) In a chilling assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, President Barack Obama said the world has not done enough to respond to a health crisis that poses a growing threat ... watch video
AP (Sep. 16, 2014) Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that the outbreak ... watch video
Washington Post (June 12, 2015) With the MERS death toll climbing higher in South Korea, here's what scientists know about the virus, how it spreads, and whether it poses a global threat.
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Reuters - US Online Video (Oct. 16, 2014) The CDC's Dr Thomas Frieden and Dr Anthony Fauci of the NIH testify before a congressional panel about the threat posed by Ebola. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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AP (July 28, 2014) West African nations and international health organizations are working to contain the largest Ebola outbreak in history. It's one of the deadliest diseases known to man, but the CDC says it's ... watch video
AP (July 31, 2014) The CDC issued its first high-level travel warning in more than a decade following a deadly outbreak of the ebola virus in three African nations. Meanwhile, American aid workers are being flown in to ... watch video
Newsy (Aug. 8, 2014) As criticism grows about the international community's slow response to the West African Ebola outbreak, the CDC is moving to contain the disease.
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