White House, Other Agencies Make Additional Moves To Strengthen Ebola Response

News outlets highlight moves by the White House and other agencies to address the Ebola epidemic.

Reuters: Obama, European leaders to discuss Ebola epidemic on Wednesday
“President Barack Obama will hold a video conference on Wednesday with British, French, German, and Italian leaders to discuss the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and other pressing international issues, the White House said…” (Rampton, 10/14).

Roll Call: White House Names Person Coordinating Ebola Response, Just Don’t Call Her a ‘Czar’
“The person in charge of coordinating the government’s reaction to the Ebola virus is White House Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco, Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday…” (Dennis, 10/14).

Foreign Policy: Top WMD Expert Leaves the Pentagon to Fight Ebola Full Time
“Whether we’re at the beginning, in the middle, or near the end of the Ebola outbreak is going to depend on the ‘impact of international action,’ said Andrew Weber, the soon-to-be deputy at the State Department’s recently created Ebola Coordination Unit…” (Brannen, 10/14).