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CDC Chief: Ebola Can Be Stopped

(Washington, DC) -- The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the deadly Ebola virus can be stopped.
In a House hearing, Dr. Tom Frieden said it must be stopped at its source in Africa. The outbreak has killed more than 900 people in four countries on the African continent. The CDC is giving the Ebola outbreak the highest possible alert. A "Level-One Activation" is reserved for the most dangerous public health emergencies. Hundreds of CDC employees are now working on the outbreak.

CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden says the deadly Ebola virus can be checked. Frieden says there is only one way to stop Ebola. Play Clip

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