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U.S. Health Officials Attend Ebola Meeting In Cuba

News outlets report on a meeting held in Cuba on Wednesday, where U.S. and Cuban health officials discussed Latin America’s response to Ebola.

Associated Press: U.S. sends health official to Cuban Ebola meeting
“U.S. and Cuban health officials sat together in Havana on Wednesday to discuss Latin America’s response to Ebola, the most concrete sign so far of the nations’ desire to cooperate against the epidemic despite decades of tense relations…” (Rodriguez/Weissenstein, 10/29).

Reuters: U.S. attends Ebola meeting in Cuba called by leftist bloc
“…The meeting organized by ALBA, a bloc of leftist-governed countries, aims to coordinate a regional strategy on the prevention and control of Ebola…” (Acosta, 10/29).

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