CDC: Window to Control Ebola is Closing

September 3, 2014 1:53 PM

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According to health officials across the world, the window of opportunity to maintain and end the Ebola outbreak is closing. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) director, Tom Frieden, added, upon his return from a week-long trip to the four West African nations affected by the outbreak, that the virus is spreading at a much faster pace than he had previously believed.

"Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic in history, the world is losing the battle to contain it," Joanne Liu, international president of medical charity Doctors Without Borders, said in a briefing at the United Nations reported by the Washington Post. Liu added that the outbreak has grown over th...

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