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Ending Ebola Outbreak Top U.S. Global Health Priority, Azar Says

June 17, 2019, 7:38 PM

Ending the latest Ebola outbreak that’s infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo remains a top global health priority, President Trump’s health secretary said June 17.

“We are committed to seeing this battle through to the end,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s State Leaders Summit. “But even once it has been halted, we will continue our work to help places like the DRC build even better capacities to respond to these challenges on their own and stop outbreaks before they have a chance to steal so...

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