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With the ebola epidemic still out of control in West Africa, we applaud Time Magazine’s decision to honor the heroic work of ebola fighters worldwide. This fight is far from over, and it is important that we pay tribute to, recognize and continue to support the selfless work by local healthcare workers, scientists, ministries of health, and aid organizations in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. We are also pleased to see that VHFC researchers Drs. Pardis Sabeti and Thomas Geisbert are featured in the article. As Dr. Sabeti states, “we need as many minds working on this important problem as we can have. We will only beat this virus together.”

Read full article on Time’s Person of the Year – the Ebola Fighters / the Scientists.