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WHO European Director Zsuzsanna Jakab...

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According to European press agencies, the Director said, “Such imported cases and similar events as have happened in Spain will happen also in the future, most likely, ” adding that “the continent should be well prepared to control the disease.”   As we have seen in Texas, although the United States has a well-fun [...]

Traveling in West Africa: The Growing...

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Should travelers be concerned? A Growing Threat In its summary of the Ebola/Marburg outbreaks, The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) illustrates¬†that the current outbreak (currently 626 confirmed cases) is more severe than any in history.   While previous outbreaks affected one small area¬†at a time, the current pandemic is spread accross [...]

CDC Office of Preparedness Announces ...

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The CDC and the Departments of State, Agriculture and Defense announced last week a $40 million expansion of an international partnership program. The program, which will add 10 countries to the existing pilot program with Vietnam and Uganda. Those programs enhanced the communications and information systems for outbreak response, strengthene [...]

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