The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Guest Host: Susan Page
Guest host Susan Page talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Fauci is in Durban, South Africa, for the 13th International AIDS Conference. He’ll talk about the most recent news and scientific findings in the study of HIV and AIDS, and he’ll comment on the controversial statements South African President Thabo Mbeki has made in addressing what is arguably his nation’s most pressing problem.
- Dr. Anthony Fauci Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH
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