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[Correspondence] Ebola: improving science-based communication and local journalism

The unprecedented epidemic of Ebola in west Africa has exposed not only response failures of governments, international institutions, and public health agencies, but also the ineffectiveness of using disconnected top-down health messages during public health emergencies. Gilles Guerrier and colleagues’ letter (Aug 29, p 851)1 on the need to strengthen scientific journalism in Africa is spot on.