Public Health Experts Focus on Preventing Epidemics

September 04, 2015 05:48 PM
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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa made it all the more clear that the best defense against infectious disease is a good defense. That is the goal for public health experts who will meet in Seoul next week: stopping future epidemics before they start. Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, spoke with VOA's Carol Pearson in Atlanta.