West Africa Ebola Outbreak Federal health officials and health workers testified at a joint hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and… read more

West Africa Ebola Outbreak Federal health officials and health workers testified at a joint hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its possible risk to the U.S. According to the World Health Organization the outbreak was in five countries: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Congo.Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the virus in July 2014 while working in Liberia with the group Samaritan’s Purse, told the committees that he requested international aid well before he contracted the disease but was ignored until he and a colleague became ill. close

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West Africa Ebola Outbreak

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Program ID:
321494-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 16, 2014
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2014

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  • Sep 16, 2014 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2014 | 2:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2014 | 8:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 17, 2014 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 22, 2014 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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