Aspen Ideas Festival

Before the Next Ebola Strikes: Lessons Learned

Season 1 Episode 6 | 51m 57s

Nowhere has the tight embrace of global and domestic health been more visible than in the Ebola epidemic, which sprinted through West Africa and then landed in the US and Europe. Why were infections contained in some countries while spreading rapidly in others? What worked in even the most resource-poor settings? Will Ebola finally spur needed investments in fragile health systems in Africa?

Aired: 06/25/15

Rating: NR

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