Leaders, Experts Discuss Ebola Response In West Africa

News outlets discuss reactions by health experts and Ghana’s president to Ebola response efforts in West Africa.

NPR: What Obama Should Say And Do About Ebola
“…We offer two perspectives on what the president should say. One is from Sophie Delaunay, executive director of Doctors Without Borders, which has been on the ground in Africa since the first cases were identified this year. The other is from Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease physician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center who studies how to prepare health care systems for pandemics…” (Silver, 9/15).

Reuters: End ‘panic’ measures undermining fight against Ebola: Ghana
“Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called for the easing of restrictions on West African nations fighting Ebola, saying ‘panic’ measures had led to isolation and undermined the battle against the disease…” (Giayhue, 9/15).

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