Thursday, August 28, 2014

CDC Digital Press Kit: Ebola Outbreak – 2014

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is rapidly increasing its ongoing efforts to curb the expanding West African Ebola outbreak and deploying staff to four African nations currently affected: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria.
Facts about Ebola from the CDC
Infographic from the CDC
  • This is the largest Ebola outbreak in history and the first in West Africa. The outbreak in West Africa is worsening, but CDC, along with other U.S. government agencies and international partners, is taking active steps to respond to this rapidly changing situation.
  • CDC elevated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to a Level 1 activation, its highest level, because of the significance of the outbreak in West Africa.
  • CDC is surging our response with the current challenges that we are facing. CDC is sending additional CDC disease control specialists into the four countries.
Source: Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Learn more and view the entire press kit at the CDC

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