U.S. Domestic Ebola Response Requires ‘Appropriate Sense Of Urgency’, Says Obama
The Hill: Obama calls for ‘appropriate sense of urgency’ on Ebola efforts
“President Barack Obama urged 1,500 state health leaders on Wednesday to do their part to prevent the spread of Ebola, calling them ‘partners in this fight’ against the deadly disease. Speaking hours after the first U.S. Ebola patient was pronounced dead in a Dallas hospital, the president instructed local authorities to follow federal guidelines precisely to prepare for a potential case of the deadly disease. He said it was crucial to respond with ‘an appropriate sense of urgency’…” (Ferris, 10/8).