Look Ahead — Week of August 4 – 8Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced the following upcoming Committee events:
Thursday, August 7
Subcommittee Hearing: Combating the Ebola Threat
2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 7 in 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ), Chairman
Invited Witnesses Include:
Tom Frieden, M.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Ariel Pablos-Méndez, M.D.
Bureau for Global Health
U.S. Agency for International Development
Chairman Smith on the hearing: “The Ebola virus had been contained in one small area of Central Africa for years. Even when there was an outbreak, such as in Uganda, international cooperation was able to prevent a broader spread of the disease. This hearing will examine current international efforts to meet the challenge of the worst outbreak of Ebola in history.”
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***Coverage note: All Foreign Affairs Committee proceedings are webcast live at foreignaffairs.house.gov/live-video-feed.