Tag: Infection Control

Ebola Infections Going Up Again 144 New Cases in Two Weeks

The WHO reports an increase of Ebola infections the second week in a row. A total of 144 newly confirmed cases were reported in the week ending February 8th, according to figures from the World Health Organization, up 45% from the 99 confirmed cases reported in the week ended Jan. 25. New Ebola infections sharply increased in Guinea. The United States announced the withdrawal of nearly all troops fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by end...

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Strategies for Fighting Ebola

Where do we stand in the fight against Ebola — and what should be done now? Columbia is convening leading experts — from the University and other institutions – to recommend and discuss specific strategies to: Arrest the transmission of the virus and accelerate the delivery of needed care. Marshal the financial resources – and the health care personnel – required to address the crisis. Mobilize and coordinate international, national,...

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