Top U.S. health official are testifying at a congressional hearing to assess the threat from the Ebola virus ravaging Africa. Chairman Smith begins: “The Ebola virus had been contained in one small area of Central Africa for years. Even when there was an outbreak, such as in Uganda, international cooperation was able to prevent a broader spread of the disease. This hearing will examine current international efforts to meet the challenge of the worst outbreak of Ebola in history.” Speakers include CDC Director Tom Frieden...
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Tom Frieden, M.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Ariel Pablos-Méndez, M.D.
Bureau for Global Health
U.S. Agency for International Development
The Honorable Bisa Williams
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State
Mr. Ken Isaacs
Vice President of Program and Government Relations
Frank Glover, M.D.