Health care workers, wearing protective suits, leave a high-risk area at the French NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without borders) Elwa hospital on August 30, 2014 in Monrovia. Liberia has been hardest-hit by the Ebola virus raging through west Africa, with 624 deaths and 1,082 cases since the start of the year.

Health care workers, wearing protective suits, leave a high-risk area at the French NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without borders) Elwa hospital on August 30, 2014 in Monrovia. Liberia has been hardest-hit by the Ebola virus raging through west Africa, with 624 deaths and 1,082 cases since the start of the year.

The Ebola virus has claimed more than 1,500 lives in West Africa. Human testing of an experimental vaccine begins this week. An update on the virus and why some say a stronger international effort is needed to stop its spread.

Guests

  • Laurie Garrett senior fellow for global health, the Council on Foreign Relations.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.
  • Krista Larson West Africa correspondent, Associated Press
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb physician and resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute; former deputy commissioner, Food and Drug Administration (2005-2007)

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