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'Window of opportunity' to control Ebola is closing, CDC director says
'Window of opportunity' to control Ebola is closing, CDC director says

The “window of opportunity” to get a handle on the exploding Ebola outbreak in West Africa is closing, Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Tuesday. Frieden, just back from a trip to Ebola-affected countries, implored governments and organizations worldwide to step up their response to the disease, as a U.S.-based missionary organization confirmed that a third American aid worker has contracted the disease. “This is not just a problem for West Africa, it’s not just a problem for Africa. It’s a problem for the world, and the world needs to respond,” Frieden told reporters Tuesday afternoon. “Like...

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