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U.S. Should Take Leading Role In Addressing Ebola, Opinion Piece Says

Tribune Chronicle: U.S. should take lead in fight against Ebola
Editorial Board

“…Battling Ebola on its home turf in Africa presents various challenges. They include a dearth of decent health care facilities. … But African doctors and nurses, often with help from groups such as Doctors Without Borders, do the best they can. … Officials from the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been to the outbreak area, vowing — again — to stamp out Ebola. That seems unlikely. Nature, even in its most unpleasant aspects, is highly resistant to human efforts. Still, we have to try — and the United States should be taking a lead role. If Ebola is not at least contained, the threat of it spreading to other parts of the world is enormous. We Americans may not be so lucky the next time that happens” (3/12).