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CDC Media Statements and Press Releases

November 2015

Dr. Tom Frieden

Fox News
November 17, 2015: CDC Director: A global plan to prevent, detect, and respond to the next killer disease

September 2015

CDC director highlights lessons learned from Ebola epidemic

Healio
September 22, 2015: CDC director highlights lessons learned from Ebola epidemic

Liberia Dedicates U.S.$6 Million Emergency Operating Center

All Africa
September 18, 2015: Liberia Dedicates U.S.$6 Million Emergency Operating Center

CDC: Travelers from Liberia No Longer Screened for Ebola

MD Magazine
September 18, 2015: CDC: Travelers from Liberia No Longer Screened for Ebola

Bend native helps contain Ebola in West Africa

The Bulletin
September 10, 2015: Bend native helps contain Ebola in West Africa

Q&A: Ahead of Seoul-Hosted GHSA Meeting, CDC Director Talks Ebola

Voice of America
September 3, 2015: Q&A: Ahead of Seoul-Hosted GHSA Meeting, CDC Director Talks Ebola

July 2015

HHS and CDC launch Ebola training center

Occupational Health & Safety
July 2, 2015: HHS and CDC launch Ebola training center

June 2015

Testing a vaccine to treat Ebola

PBS NewsHour
June 12, 2015: Testing a vaccine to treat Ebola

CDC Director Thomas Frieden on using models to predict Ebola cases

PBS NewsHour
June 11, 2015: CDC Director Thomas Frieden on using models to predict Ebola cases

April 2015

Students pose with the letters they received from CDC volunteers working to fight Ebola

Huffington Post
April 17, 2015: CDC responders in West Africa respond to thank you letters from high school students

CDC announces smartphone coaching app for Ebola workers

GCN
April 17, 2015: CDC announces smartphone coaching app for Ebola workers

CDC partners with Africa to create African CDC

National Public Radio
April 14, 2015: CDC partners with Africa to create African CDC

March 2015

Dr. Frieden discusses efforts to fight against Ebola in Guinea

Washington Post
March 13, 2015: Dr. Frieden discusses efforts to fight against Ebola in Guinea

February 2015

CDC honors staff involved in its response to the Ebola virus

USA Today
February 5, 2015: CDC honors staff involved in its response to the Ebola virus

 CDC prepares for a new Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone

NBC News
February 19, 2015: CDC prepares for a new Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone

January 2015

WXIA reports on CDC's only all-female Ebola-fighting team that recently returned from Africa

WXIA (NBC affiliate)
January 29, 2015: WXIA reports on CDC’s only all-female Ebola-fighting team that recently returned from Africa

Dr. Frieden discusses the fight against Ebola from the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland

Bloomberg Business
January 15, 2015: Dr. Frieden discusses the fight against Ebola from the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland

BBC News reports that Dr. Frieden is optimistic about fight against Ebola in West Africa

BBC News
January 13, 2015: BBC News reports that Dr. Frieden is optimistic about fight against Ebola in West Africa

December 2014

WABE’s Michell Eloy reports on Dr. Frieden’s statements to the Atlanta Press Club

WABE (NPR affiliate)
December 19, 2014:WABE’s Michell Eloy reports on Dr. Frieden’s statements to the Atlanta Press Club

NPR reported on Dr. Frieden’s visit to West Africa, where he said eliminating Ebola is still a huge challenge

NPR
December 15, 2014:NPR reported on Dr. Frieden’s visit to West Africa, where he said eliminating Ebola is still a huge challenge

NPR
December 9, 2014:NPR’s Ofeibea Quist-Arcton interviewed CDC’s Kevin DeCock in Liberia

November 2014

	Video: CNN - Exclusive Interview with Dr. Frieden

CNN: Exclusive Interview with Dr. Frieden
November 14, 2014: CNN asks Dr. Frieden to reflect on the Ebola response

	Video: PBS Newshour - Interview with Dr. Frieden

PBS Newshour: Interview with Dr. Frieden
November 14, 2014: Dr. Frieden speaks about the importance of stopping Ebola at its source

October 2014

CBS: CDC demonstrates new Ebola procedures

CBS: CDC demonstrates new Ebola procedures
October 21, 2014: CBS reports on CDC’s Ebola education session in New York City

	Video: CNN - Interview with Dr. Frieden

CNN: Interview with Dr. Frieden
October 14, 2014: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer interviews Dr. Frieden about the latest Ebola developments

	Video: PBS Newshour - Meet the disease detectives tracking Ebola at the CDC

PBS Newshour: Meet the Disease Detectives Tracking Ebola at the CDC
October 8, 2014: Viewers get an inside look at the Emergency Operations Center and the efforts being undertaken to contain and control the Ebola virus

Video: CBS: CDC takes to Twitter to answer Ebola concerns

CBS: CDC takes to Twitter to answer Ebola concerns
October 8, 2014: CBS covers CDC’s use of social media to answer Ebola concerns

	Video: NBC - Signs of progress

NBC: Signs of Progress
October 6, 2014: Dr. Frieden speaks on the Today Show about the progress being made against Ebola

September 2014

	Video: CDC Confirms First Ebola Case in the United States

WSB: CDC Confirms First Ebola Case in the United States
September 30, 2014: CDC confirms first Ebola case in the United States

	Video: Interview with Dr. Nolen

WSB: Interview with Dr. Nolen
September 24, 2014: Dr. Leisha Nolen reflects on her work in Sierra Leone

	Video: Ebola Outbreak is a Global Concern

CBS: Ebola Outbreak is a Global Concern
September 2, 2014: Dr. Frieden: “The world needs to respond”

August 2014

	Video: WSB Interview with Dr. Frieden

WSB: Interview with Dr. Frieden
August 20, 2014: Dr. Frieden: "Ebola is not a quick fight."

	Video: WSB interview with Dr. Knust

WSB: Interview with Dr. Knust
August 20, 2014: Sabrina Gibbons talks to Dr. Barbara Knust, Epidemiologist at the CDC regarding Ebola.

	Video: WSB Interview with Dr. Francisco Alvarado-Ramy

WSB: Interview with Dr. Francisco Alvarado-Ramy
August 20, 2014: Sabrina Gibbons talks to Dr. Francisco Alvarado-Ramy, of the Global Migration Taskforce at the CDC.

	Video: CNN - Inside the Ebola Outbreak with the CDC

CNN: Inside the Ebola Outbreak with the CDC
August 13, 2014: By David Daigle, Special to CNN. David Daigle is associate director for communications at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response.

	Video: Time - What comes after Ebola

TIME: What Comes After Ebola
August 14, 2014: The headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is buzzing. Here's why.

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