Thursday, October 16, 2014

Dr. Sanders on CCTV Discussing Ebola Links to Food Security & Lessons Learned


Ambassador Sanders on CCTV (China Cable Television) discusses current Ebola crisis and next steps that need to be addressed and focused on to stop the spread in the U.S. and West Africa. Sanders served as U.S. Ambassador in the Republic of Congo during its  three Ebola outbreaks and notes lessons learned.
 She stresses that in addition to the epidemiology issues, it is important for international agencies also to look simultaneously at food security issues as in he past Ebola is linked to a species jump from a carrier animal to human usually through consumption of a carrier animal :