The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Ebola Outbreak Spreads Death and Stigma

    The world is facing its worst-ever Ebola outbreak. Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are on the front lines, with more than 450 deaths in recent months. The tragedies are compounded by the fact that the virus is sowing social divisions comparable to those seen in the early days of HIV/AIDS. In Sierra Leone, for example, the stigma is so bad that victims and their relatives have become pariahs, and the risk of infection has prompted some health workers to strike.

    Al Jazeera, CNN 

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