CDC provides update on Ebola outbreak in West Africa - 7-28
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For Immediate Release: Monday, July 28, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
CDC will host a media telebriefing today to discuss the on-going outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. There is no significant risk in the U.S. While it is unlikely that the disease would spread if imported into the United States, the recent infections in U.S. healthcare workers working abroad highlight the need for vigilance. CDC is reminding U.S. healthcare workers of the importance of testing and isolating sick travelers returning from the affected areas.
Stephan Monroe, Ph.D., CDC, Deputy Director, National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. (ET)
PASSCODE: CDC Media
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A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.