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CDC Official Urges Long-Term Commitments To Maintain Data Collection Systems Established In West Africa During Ebola Outbreak

SciDev.Net: Aid agencies urged to sustain Ebola data advances
“…Strides made in building systems to collect data on infectious diseases and track outbreaks will only endure with long-term commitment, said Athalia Christie, the deputy for global health at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She told a panel [at the Global Disaster Relief Summit 2015] that such systems had to be created from scratch in Ebola-affected countries…” (Kollipara, 9/17).