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The Road to Zero: CDC's Response to the West African Ebola Epidemic, 2014–2015
Published July 9, 2015

From its origins in Guinea early in the year of 2014, the Ebola virus caught the world off guard moving swiftly to neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone claiming thousands of lives and requiring a massive global response to help bring it under control.

Read the full Road to Zero report for more information about CDC’s response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Ebola video: What Airline Crew and Staff Need to Know
Published October 2, 2014

Includes information about Ebola, how to protect yourself when traveling to countries with Ebola, what is being done to stop the spread of Ebola, what to do with an ill passenger, and additional resources and information.

Ebola PSA from First Lady of Guinea, Hadja Djene Kaba Condé (in French)
Published September 23, 2014

(In French) The First Lady of Guinea, Hadja Djene Kaba Condé, delivers a PSA about Ebola. Washing hands well can help protect yourself and your family from Ebola and also other diseases. Ebola is a very serious disease. But it is possible to survive and heal with proper medical treatment. If you or someone you know thinks he has the disease, go to the hospital immediately for treatment.

President Obama Speaks on Ebola
Published September 16, 2014


Speaking at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, President Obama provides an update on the U.S. plan to help combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. September 16, 2014.

President Obama Delivers a Message to West Africans on Ebola
Published September 2, 2014

In a video address, President Obama speaks to the people of West Africa regarding America’s support in combating the Ebola outbreak.

CDC in the Field: Greg Trains Contact Tracers
Published August 27, 2014

Join Greg as he heads into the field for contact tracing of Ebola patients.

CDC in the Field: Greg
Published August 26, 2014

Watch this CDC in the Field Video Diary from Greg as he listens to the sounds of Sierra Leone outside the Ebola Surveillance unit.

CDC in the Field: Greg tracks down Ebola contacts
Published August 25, 2014

In can be a bumpy ride tracking down Ebola contacts. Find out how it’s done from Greg.

CDC Disease Detectives: LT. Kelsey Mirkovic
Published August 18, 2014

LT. Kelsey Mirkovic, a CDC disease detective, was deployed to Guéckédou, Guinea in response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak. She shares her experience visiting area villages, making contact with people, and how much she received.