Harvard Club to host Ebola forum

Dr. Rita Helfand, part of the team leading the Centers for Disease Control’s response to the global Ebola outbreak, will discuss combating the disease at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at a Harvard Club of Georgia forum at Trees Atlanta, 225 Chester Ave.

Earlier this week President Obama visited the CDC to announce a major increase in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak by sending troops, healthcare workers, building materials and medical supplies to West Africa.

Rey de Castro, a statistician at the CDC will moderate a question and answer session.

Admission is $20.