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Efforts to get the Ebola outbreak under control

SHIELD President Dr. Frank Glover on the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

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  1. What risks does Ebola pose to U.S.?

    Tulane University Health Sciences Center’s Dr. Robert F. Garry on the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

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