Washington, DC - Today the President met with his international health and national security teams to discuss what more can be done to get to zero Ebola cases in West Africa.  The President’s advisors updated him on the situation in the region and briefed him on measures currently underway to end the epidemic in Sierra Leone and Guinea. 

The President emphasized the urgency of getting to zero, and directed his team to staying engaged to prevent future outbreaks from becoming epidemics, reiterating that the U.S. Government will continue the fight against Ebola until all cases in the affected countries are contained.