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President Obama ‘Cautiously More Optimistic’ About Stopping Ebola In U.S.

News outlets report on President Obama’s statement on Wednesday expressing cautious optimism regarding the Ebola situation in the United States.

Associated Press/Washington Post: Obama: Ebola gave ‘trial run’ for worse epidemic
“President Barack Obama says he’s cautiously more optimistic about the Ebola situation in the U.S., and that the virus has given the government the opportunity to try out the public health system…” (10/23).

The Hill: Obama ‘more optimistic’ about stopping Ebola
“President Obama said Wednesday he is ‘cautiously more optimistic’ about stopping Ebola in the United States as his new czar began his first day of work…” (Sink, 10/22).

Reuters: Obama says cautiously more optimistic about Ebola situation in U.S.
“President Barack Obama expressed cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the United States on Wednesday after the U.S. government imposed new screening measures for travelers from West Africa…” (Mason/Holland, 10/22).

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