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News Outlets Discuss U.S. Efforts In Helping Contain West African Ebola Outbreak

News outlets report on U.S. efforts to assist West African countries in containing the Ebola outbreak.

Associated Press: U.S. works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough?
“The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. At home, the goal is to speed up medical research and put hospitals on alert should an infected traveler arrive. With growing criticism that the world still is not acting fast enough against the surging Ebola epidemic, President Barack Obama has called the outbreak a national security priority…” (Neergaard, 9/15).

NPR: USAID Steps Up Building Of New Ebola Treatment Units
“Dr. Rajiv Shah, head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, speaks with NPR’s Lynn Neary about the organization’s efforts to coordinate a worldwide response to the Ebola crisis…” (Neary, 9/14).