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Ebola outbreak: mission instructions and resources – digital student guide

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Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain the rapidly growing outbreak in Western Africa Background:…read more

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U.S. will ramp up efforts to fight Ebola

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President Obama announced the U.S. will scale its efforts to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, which has spread exponentially throughout the region in recent months. Continue reading

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How can the U.S. help fight Ebola?

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An unprecedented outbreak of Ebola disease in West Africa is drawing an international response and has raised questions about what the U.S. can do to help. Continue reading

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Experimental Ebola drug raises hopes, ethical questions

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The World Health Organization has approved an experimental drug to treat the largest-ever outbreak of Ebola, but doses are running out. Continue reading

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African markets set to skyrocket, leaders say

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Discussions at the U.S.-Africa Leaders summit in Washington, D.C. this week highlighted Africa’s strong potential for economic growth. Continue reading

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