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CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden

CDC director on Ebola crisis

Ebola epidemic continues to spread, requiring intensified effort in the three affected West African countries
Dr. Frieden
After more than a year of Ebola transmission in Guinea and more than 7 months of transmission in Liberia and Sierra Leone, there is still much to be done to stop the world’s first Ebola epidemic, CDC director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H reported from his second visit to the three affected nations.

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CDC actively conducting contact tracing

The video describes contact tracing, a method used by CDC and partners to identify new Ebola cases quickly and isolate patients as soon as they show symptoms, preventing spread to others. The video demonstrates how even one missed contact can keep Ebola spreading and that careful tracing of contacts and isolating new cases can stop the outbreak.

Spotlight: CDC National Health Report

CDC National Health Report

CDC Priorities; Improve Health Security at Home and Around the World, Better Prevent the Leading Causes of Illness, Injury, Disability, and Death, and Strengthen Public Health–Healthcare Collaboration.

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