Obama Calls for Enhanced Disease Surveillance To Combat Ebola Outbreak
During a global health security summit at the White House on Friday, President Obama urged world leaders to enhance disease surveillance and to treat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as a "national security priority." Speaking to health and security officials from 44 nations, Obama said world leaders should be able to better detect and contain epidemics.
- "Obama Presents Public Health Strategy at Summit Meeting" (Adamczyk, United Press International, 9/26).
- "US Urges Global Effort To Prevent Future Outbreaks" (Ferris, The Hill, 9/26).