Health & Science

FACT SHEET: The U.S. Government’s Response to Ebola at Home and Abroad

The U.S. is operationalizing a comprehensive strategy to respond to the threat of Ebola here at home, enhance our broader domestic preparedness, and contain the epidemic in West Africa.

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A Test of Global Citizenship: Secretary Kerry Calls for Collective Global Response to Ebola

Secretary Kerry

No one country, no individual group of nations is going to resolve this problem by themselves. This is going to take a collective, global response.

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Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks at UNAIDS

We are making an AIDS-free generation a closer reality for a lot of folks all around the world.

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Remarks by the President on the Ebola Outbreak

Faced with this outbreak, the world is looking to us, the United States, and it’s a responsibility that we embrace.

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Ambassador Hamamoto Speaks at WHO Conference on Health and Climate

We continue to support the WHO’s efforts to address climate change, working alongside fellow U.N. organizations such as the U.N. Environment Program and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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U.S. Working with WHO and Partners to Contain Ebola Virus as Quickly as Possible

EBOLA FACT SHEET

The full range of relevant U.S. Government agencies are increasing every possible form of assistance to the affected countries, their citizens and international organizations responding to the outbreak.

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U.S. Agency Expands Efforts Against Ebola in West Africa

The bottom line with Ebola is we know how to stop it: traditional public health,” CDC Director Tom Frieden said.

08 August 2014 Washington — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is rapidly increasing its efforts to curb the expanding West African Ebola outbreak and deploying staff to four African nations currently affected: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. CDC’s 24/7 mission is to prevent, detect and stop disease outbreaks wherever they […]

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U.S., London Foundation Boost Help for African Children with HIV

The PEPFAR-CIFF partnership will jointly invest $200 million in ACT, $150 million from PEPFAR and up to $50 million from CIFF.

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), launched Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) on August 6 during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

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Director of U.S. Centers for Disease Control on Ebola Outbreak

CDC and our partners must surge to deliver resources and expertise to help end this outbreak. Far too many lives have been lost already.

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USAID Official’s 5 Take-Aways from AIDS 2014

People living with HIV or AIDS, including young children, join prominent AIDS researchers on the stage at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne, Australia.

This conference, dedicated to ending HIV and AIDS worldwide, allowed researchers, activists and advocates to share their latest scientific findings and deliver thought provoking presentations on challenges the AIDS community faces.

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