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Ebola outbreak help extends from space

July 21, 2015

CBC News | July 19, 2015

Space technology such as satellite images and telemedicine could play a bigger role in helping to control the Ebola outbreak that’s killed more than 11,250 people, a Canadian doctor says. This week’s issue of the medical journal Lancet Infectious Disease includes a commentary titled “Help from Above — outer space and the fight against Ebola.” Lead author Dr. Farhan Asrar, an assistant professor in family and community medicine at the University of Toronto….Read more