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Georgetown updates visitor policy in response to West African Ebola outbreak

Paranoia surrounding the West African Ebola outbreak and its potential to spread to the United States has found its way to Georgetown, but it can never hurt to be prepared. Administrators announced an update to the campus visitor… Read More

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Georgetown professor drops class to become U.S. Ebola coordinator

Facing increasing criticism and hysteria over the West African Ebola outbreak, President Barack Obama appointed Ronald Klain (CAS ’83) as Ebola Czar to coordinate the U.S. response to the deadly virus. An adjunct professor in the Government Department, Klain will probably… Read More

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Liberian President speaks at Ebola Crisis Symposium in ICC

Hundreds of students, faculty, and global health representatives packed into the ICC auditorium yesterday for a Symposium on the Ebola Crisis. While experts in international health, public policy, African studies, and global health development institutions attempted to explain… Read More

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Georgetown cancels all trips and programs in West Africa due to Ebola outbreak

In an email sent Friday, Associate Vice President for Risk Management Joseph Yohe and Assistant Vice President for Student Health James Welsh informed the Georgetown community about a temporary moratorium on all University-sponsored travel to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea,… Read More

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African Ebola outbreak forces Georgetown to postpone event

The ominous Ebola outbreak in West Africa has forced the postponement of The Future of Development and Business in Africa event, which was to be hosted in Gaston Hall on Monday by Georgetown University and the Coca-Cola Company. Liberian President Ellen Johnson… Read More