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News Outlets Examine Lessons Learned, Knowledge Yet To Be Gained From Ebola Epidemic

Canadian Press: Largest Ebola outbreak ever reveals truths about the mysterious, deadly disease (Branswell, 1/1). New York Times: How Ebola Roared Back (Sack et al., 12/29). Washington Post: Ebola’s lessons, painfully learned at great cost in dollars and human lives (Sun et al., 12/28). Washington Post: Could a pregnant woman…

Peer-Based Counseling Group Helps Connect HIV-Positive Mothers In South Africa

Wall Street Journal: In South Africa, HIV-Positive Mothers Help Others Fight AIDS “…mothers2mothers, a peer-to-peer, community-based organization [was founded by Dr. Mitchell Besser] in Cape Town in 2001. Funded by government, corporate, foundation, and private sources, the program trains and employs HIV-positive mothers to serve alongside doctors and nurses, advising…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Examine Efforts To Contain Ebola Epidemic

Washington Post: Lessons from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa Editorial Board “…[O]ver the past decade, there have been four major outbreaks of infectious disease caused by a virus: severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS; swine flu; Middle East respiratory syndrome; and now Ebola. Each has taken populations by surprise.…