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10.17.18

Georgetown’s Lawrence Gostin Reacts to WHO Decision to Not Declare DRC Ebola Outbreak a PHEIC

By Felix Swierski

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (Oct. 17, 2018) – Today, World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on the recommendation of an Emergency Committee, declined to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Public health and law expert Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, faculty director […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

10.09.18

#MeToo—Exploring the Path From Outrage to Systemic Change

By Felix Swierski

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu  MEDIA ADVISORY #MeToo—Exploring the Path From Outrage to Systemic Change WASHINGTON (Oct. 8, 2018) – One year ago this month, the #MeToo hashtag gained new life following the publication of The New York Times’ investigation about the now-disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. It didn’t take […]

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08.01.18

Georgetown’s Lawrence Gostin on Presumed New Ebola Outbreak in DRC

By Felix Swierski

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (Aug 1, 2018) – Today, the World Health Organization announced that preliminary laboratory testing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) indicates “a cluster of cases of Ebola virus in North Kivu province.” The DRC announced last month that the Ebola outbreak that began earlier this […]

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