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West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

Ebola is a highly fatal virus, for which there is no cure or vaccine. Watch Now

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Syria’s Crisis

The Global Health Policy Center examines the catastrophic situation surrounding health care and human suffering in Syria and the long-term consequences for the region. Watch Now

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Global Tuberculosis

The CSIS Series on Tuberculosis is a close examination of the U.S. approach to global TB. The series is comprised of six building block papers and an overarching report. Read More

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Family Planning

This new CSIS video is designed to bring the voices of Ethiopian women and girls as well as champions of family planning into the U.S. policy discussion. Watch the video

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Health Security

Dr. J. Stephen Morrison analyzes the recently released Global Health Security Agenda Read his commentary

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Health Systems Support Needed for Enhanced Global Disease Prevention

Health Systems Support Needed for Enhanced Global Disease Prevention

While even the most advanced countries have been challenged by the virus, the fact that the outbreak is occurring in some of the frailest health systems in the world led to the enormous size, scope, and death rate associated with the crisis.

Add a Comment | Posted 10/24/2014 by Nellie Bristol
Thomas Frieden And The U.S. Ebola Response

Thomas Frieden And The U.S. Ebola Response

That threat widened rapidly over the course of this past week. Dozens of health workers in Dallas remain under some form of quarantine or very close monitoring. Contact tracing revealed 300 persons who had possibly come in contact with Vinson during her Columbus Day weekend travel from Dallas to Cleveland and back. Schools were subsequently shuttered in Ohio and Texas.

Add a Comment | Posted 10/21/2014 by J. Stephen Morrison
Not such a Lone Star State

Not such a Lone Star State

For several days now, news helicopters have flown in great arcs around the East Dallas neighborhood known as Vickery Meadow, which includes the hospital complex as well as a dense, highly diverse neighborhood of Mexican and Central American immigrants, resettled refugees from Southeast Asia and West Africa, and others.

Add a Comment | Posted 10/08/2014 by Katherine Bliss
Ebola’s Hard Lessons

Ebola’s Hard Lessons

Ebola has overwhelmed the containment and treatment measures attempted thus far, and is seriously threatening nearby and neighboring states. Research and development of treatments and vaccines has accelerated, but the speed with which the Ebola virus is mutating has complicated the quest to identify new tools quickly.

Add a Comment | Posted 09/04/2014 by J. Stephen Morrison
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