Tara Culp-Ressler: There hasn’t been a new Ebola case since the end of August, which, according to the CDC, suggests “the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria might be contained.”
Tara Culp-Ressler is the Health Editor for ThinkProgress. Before joining the ThinkProgress team, Tara deepened her interest in progressive politics from a faith-based perspective at several religious nonprofits, including Faith in Public Life, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, and Interfaith Voices. Tara holds a B.A. in Communications from American University, where she wrote for the student newspaper and advocated for women's issues on campus. She is originally from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Walter Brasch: Long before the price of gas and oil began to plummet, socially conscious churches, universities, non-profit organizations, and local governments began to divest themselves of fossil fuel stock and shock the fossil fuel industry to understand the environmental and public health concerns.