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Oct. 30: ‘Disease detective’ recounts Ebola outbreak
October 20, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Emily-Pieracci-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Emily Pieracci returns to her hometown to talk about her work “Stalking Ebola: A Disease Detective’s Journey through Sierra Leone” at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

First-generation alumnus recognized in Ebola virus fight
February 25, 2015

By Cheryl Reed, Graduate School

Pimentel-80PULLMAN, Wash. – On Feb. 11, President Barack Obama in a news conference publicly recognized a group of heroes, including U.S. Navy Cdr. Guillermo “Billy” Pimentel, a 1999 Washington State University graduate.

Ebola outbreak surprising, but not the ‘Next Big One’
August 7, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – As the Ebola virus continues its swift spread across four West Africa countries, including several major cities, two scientists at Washington State University are monitoring reports from afar with measured concern.