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Ebola by the numbers

October 20, 2014
by Rebecca Shabad
The Hill

“You can’t take money away,” said Richard Hamburg, deputy director at Trust for America’s Health. “There are costs across the board. You have the treatment of the patients, you have the surveillance, you have the kind of resources that agencies like Homeland Security and CDC are placing overseas, as well as vaccines and other tools needed to contain the virus.”

“It’s a new threat,” he said, “and we need new money if we’re going to fight it.”

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