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By Stacey May

Stacey MayThe Ebola outbreak continues to rage through West African nations, affecting thousands and killing over 1,900 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Cases have also been reported in Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Senegal. Joanne Liu, of Doctors Without Borders, noted on September 2, “Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic in history, the world is losing the battle to contain it…”

This week on the AAPS Blog we will be highlighting current developments in the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of this terrible disease.

Stacey has served as AAPS director of Public Relations, Outreach, and eLearning since 2002. She has a Master of Arts in molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry. When not meeting with graduate students, Stacey enjoys teaching her young kids about science.