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Virtual press briefing: Ebola outbreak

Video, audio and transcripts from the briefings

12 September 2014 virtual press briefing on support to Ebola affected countries and the Cuban Government commitment to help control the outbreak in west Africa

Speakers: Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director- General and Dr Roberto Morales Ojeda, Minister of Public Health, Cuba.

5 September 2014 virtual press briefing following the Consultation on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines

Speaker: Dr Marie Paule Kieny, Assistant Director- General for Health Systems and Innovation, WHO.

25 August 2014 press briefing in Freetown, Sierra Leone on the Ebola response by:

Dr David Nabarro, Senior United Nations System Coordinator for Ebola; Dr Keiji Fukuda, WHO Assistant Director-General, Health Security; David McLachlan-Karr, UN Resident Coordinator, Sierra Leone; Dr David Kertesz, WHO Representative, Sierra Leone; and Christy Feig, Director of Communications, WHO.

12 August 2014 press briefing on ethical considerations on use of unregistered treatment for Ebola virus disease by Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director-General, Health Systems and Innovation

8 August 2014 press briefing on Ebola outbreak in west Africa by Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General, and Dr Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General for Health Security, WHO

8 April 2014 press briefing by Dr Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General, Health Security, and Dr Stéphane Hugonnet, Medical Officer, WHO