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Ebola outbreak – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

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Obama calls for international response to Ebola

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President Obama told world leaders at the United National General Assembly that the international community is “not moving fast enough” to contain the Ebola epidemic. Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak mission instructions and resources – Digital Student Guide

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain…read more

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Can new rice improve health in the Philippines?

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Scientists are developing a new breed of rice that could help improve public health in the Philippines, but some say it will harm the environment. Continue reading

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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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