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The essential role of surgery

Apr 27, 2015
A lack of adequate surgical care resulted in a nearly 17 million deaths in 2010.
Posted In: surgery, surgery cost, Ebola
A Doctors Without Borders health worker in protective clothing carries a child suspected of having Ebola in Paynesville, Liberia.

IMF creates global safety net for poorest countries

Feb 5, 2015
It's special ‘shock’ fund offers debt relief to help deal with crises like Ebola.
Posted In: Ebola, IMF, disease prevention

93-year-old doc is not afraid of Ebola

Dec 1, 2014
Lowell Gess and his wife spent 20 years in Sierra Leone. Now, he's headed back.
Posted In: Ebola, Ebola training
This is what you Facebook newsfeed might look like on your mobile device. Facebook is using the space as a fundraiser for Ebola support.

Facebook will solicit donations to fight Ebola

Nov 6, 2014
The money will go to three groups working to combat the outbreak in West Africa.
Posted In: Facebook, Ebola, fundraiser, newsfeed, adspace

Keeping track of Ebola

Nov 5, 2014
Reporter Colin Baker talks through the difficulties of collecting data on Ebola.
Posted In: Ebola, file sharing, CDC

The unexpected budget lines

Nov 3, 2014
Experts say the federal budget is likely to be punctuated with new, previously unexpected spending.
Posted In: Britain, Ebola, government spending

BARDA: The venture capital firm buried in the U.S. government

Oct 30, 2014
HHS is paying for expedited drug research on Ebola.
Posted In: Ebola, Ebola vaccine, BARDA
Demonstrators with the United African Congress (UAC) hold a rally for the 'Stop Ebola' movement in New York.

The Ebola fight's HR problem

Oct 27, 2014
How do groups recruit healthcare workers who are needed to contain the outbreak?
Posted In: Ebola, doctors, human resources, HR, west africa
Don Weiss, from the Health Department, speaks to the media in front of the closed Brooklyn bowling alley that New York City's first Ebola patient visited before showing symptoms of the virus.

Tracking Ebola's digital footprints

Oct 24, 2014
Tracking the human contacts of an Ebola patient using his digital contacts.
Posted In: Ebola, New York City, surveillance

The numbers for October 24, 2014

Oct 24, 2014
Amazon is taking a $170 million hit on the Fire phone. Let's do the numbers.
Posted In: Amazon, Ebola, social media, holiday shopping

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