U.S. Agrees to Help Launch 'African CDC'

April 13, 2015 6:00 PM

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MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An agreement to help create an African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was signed Monday by the United States and the African Union.

"The West African Ebola epidemic reaffirmed the need for a public health institute to support African ministries of health and other health agencies in their efforts to prevent, detect, and respond to any disease outbreak," U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden sai...

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