Blog Posts Discuss Issues Surrounding Ebola Outbreak

Several blogs published pieces discussing various issues related to the Ebola outbreak.

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Aversion Behavior Exacerbates the Economic Impact of Ebola
Mead Over, senior fellow at CGD, discusses a World Bank report that examines the economic impact of Ebola on affected West African countries (9/24).

Humanosphere: How the CDC uses social media to inform Americans about Ebola outbreak
Development blogger Tom Murphy discusses how the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is using social media platforms to inform the U.S. public about the Ebola outbreak (9/24).

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: Liberia Gripped By Ebola’s Many Tentacles
Morgana Wingard, a photojournalist who is on the ground with USAID documenting the Ebola crisis in Liberia, discusses the impact of Ebola on Liberia’s economy (9/24).

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC): Coordinating Our Approach to Ebola
Zach Silberman, policy manager at USGLC, discusses the importance of “why a coordinated approach across the public and private sectors will be necessary to counter a disease that is ravaging West Africa” (9/24).

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