The Government’s Latest Actions Against Ebola

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Current Events, Health, Top Stories, United States, World

The news and rumors and misunderstanding about the Ebola disease in the United States is continuing to change. The Obama administration has been working this past week to keep informed about the story and develop the guidelines that are needed to keep citizens and health care professionals safe.

On the White House blog page, a great many facts, figures, summaries, and links have been collected together for everyone’s easy access. You can check it out by clicking on the Related Links area at the bottom of this article. This page will give you information on the medical facts regarding the Ebola virus, so that you are not misled by rumors and misunderstandings. The Web page also describes the state of the virus outbreak overseas and the facts about the few places where the disease has been identified in the United States. The page also explains what our nation’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) is doing about the disease and research being undertaken on how to cure Ebola and prevent its spread.

The president also thanked the health care workers who have been working tirelessly to help those patients in the United States who have been diagnosed with Ebola. The president’s main message is one of hope and to not give into uninformed fear.

Also earlier this week, the president took one of several opportunities to speak about the work being done in west Africa to reach out and help people affected by this disease.

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