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Nigeria Sets Tone For Successful Public Health Response To Ebola

The Atlantic: How Nigeria Beat Ebola
“At least one African country has been able to fight back against Ebola: Nigeria, West Africa’s largest and most developed nation, has set the tone for a successful public health response to the frightening and often-misunderstood disease. Faisal Shuaib is a Nigerian physician and public health expert who works for the Nigerian Health Ministry as the deputy incident manager of the country’s polio eradication program supported by the Gates Foundation. … Shuaib spoke with me this week about his work in Nigeria and how to prevent this crisis from becoming a pandemic…” (Fernholz, 10/10).