CDC calls for French-speaking medical personnel to combat Ebola in Guinea

Health officials are focused on Guinea, where the rate of new Ebola continues to fluctuate. Dozens of French-speaking field staff are still needed to help fight the epidemic, according to Center for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden.

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  • Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.

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