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Davis tapped to lead Michigan’s Ebola prevention initiatives

Oct 22, 2014
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Dr. Matthew Davis, chief medical executive for the State of Michigan, and Nick Lyon, director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, to spearhead the state’s Ebola prevention efforts, reports Virginia...

Mapping Ebola to combat its spread

Sep 3, 2014
On August 18, Dr. Dan Kelly published an op-ed in the San Francisco Gate. His friend and colleague, a medical doctor, had died in Sierra Leone after serving an Ebola patient without protective gear. It wasn’t negligence, wrote Kelly, an infectious...

Carl Simon talks Ebola and the power of quarantine

Aug 26, 2014
In an August 26 Policy Points video, Carl Simon argues that quarantine is the key to containing and eliminating the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus—the most deadly to date. “The first Ebola outbreak was noted about 40 years ago in small...