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Ebola Outbreak - 2014

  • CDC has staff on the ground in West Africa and more working on the response from CDC’s Emergency Operation Center (EOC) in Atlanta.
  • CDC teams are deployed 24/7 from the CDC EOC, activated at Level 1, its highest level, because of the significance of this outbreak.

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CDC Media Relations
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Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

“The sooner the world comes together to help West Africa, the safer we all will be. We know how to stop this outbreak. There is a window of opportunity to tamp this down—the challenge is to scale up the massive response needed to stop this outbreak."

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH - Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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