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Health Officials, Doctor Concerned About Ebola Eradication, Rebound Of Disease

New York Times: Leaders of Ebola Fight at U.N. Express Worry About Eradication
“The top two health officials managing the Ebola epidemic cast doubt Friday on a pledge by West African leaders to reduce new cases to zero by mid-April, and expressed concern about a possible rebound of the disease…” (Gladstone, 2/20).

Reuters: Ebola doctor fears deadly scenes may yet be repeated
“… ‘This whole epidemic has been plagued by conspiracy theories about Ebola, including that it was a creation of the government designed to get aid money,’ [British doctor Nathalie] MacDermott told Reuters during a short break at home in Britain before returning to Liberia. ‘There are certain behaviors still ongoing that are very concerning. It’s a very fragile situation’…” (Kelland, 2/20).

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