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Ebola Epidemic in Congo Could Last Another Year, C.D.C. Director Warns

The C.D.C. has worked with the neighboring countries to set up screening stations to stop the disease from reaching them. Some travelers with suspicious symptoms have been tested, but so far none have been infected. Dr. Redfield said that experts from his agency could do more to help stop the disease, but that so far, because of violence in the area, the United States government had not permitted them to work where they are needed most, in the epicenters of the outbreak. Some were deployed in August to Beni, but were quickly relocated because of unrest in the area. C.D.C. employees are working in other parts of Congo, however, to train health workers and help coordinate the response.The State Department decides whether it is safe for government employees to work in other countries.“We’re ready to deploy as soon as they tell us it’s time,” Dr. Redfield said.He noted that health workers from the World Health Organization,Doctors Without Borders, Alima and other aid groups, had been working...

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