MSF Develops Model Ebola Treatment Standards, Urges Other Agencies To Join Efforts As Group Reaches Its Limit
News outlets examine Médecins Sans Frontières’ response to Ebola in West Africa, where the medical aid agency has developed effective protocols for treating Ebola patients but is running out of resources.
Los Angeles Times: Aid group has set the gold standard on Ebola safety
“…How did an aid group working out of white tents in West Africa become the gold standard in Ebola treatment, when hospitals in Dallas and Madrid have struggled to protect the workers they’ve deployed to treat Ebola patients?…” (Dixon, 10/16).
Reuters: Medical charity says has reached limit in fight against Ebola
“Médecins Sans Frontières, a medical charity that has been at the forefront in the fight against Ebola in West Africa, said it was reaching its limit and urgently needed other organizations to step up the efforts against the deadly disease…” (Bartenuk, 10/15).
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