Monday, 10 November 2014

Dr Manoj Gambhir represents The School at the CDC in Atlanta

As Ebola continues to pose a threat to public health, the Atlanta-based Centre for Disease Control recently predicted that there would be half a million Ebola cases by January.

Overseeing these predictions is The School's Dr Manoj Gambhir, who has been seconded to the CDC's Ebola emergency response, as part of the modelling taskforce.

He arrived in Atlanta six weeks ago, just as the "half-a-million" announcement was made.

"There have been changes in the trajectory since then," said Gambhir, speaking from Atlanta. "It could be that in some countries, and particularly in Liberia, it may have slowed, at least in the rural areas.
Click here to read the original article published in The Sydney Morning Herald.

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