With two Americans now infected with Ebola, more than 100 people on the watch list and news breaking throughout the day, many of us are struggling to keep pace with the story.

To help you stay current, the folks at CQ Roll Call compiled a list of 20 people and organizations on Twitter who have been posting useful updates about the Ebola crisis.

From Washington to Dallas to Liberia and Sierra Leone, below are 20 Twitter handles to watch.

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Handle Why They’re on the List
1. @CDCGov CDCgovCDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on the front line of the U.S. government’s response.
2. @MSF_USA MSF_USADoctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders has been leading the charge to treat the disease in Africa.
3. @DrFriedenCDC DrFriedenCDCDr. Tom Frieden
Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, has been giving televised briefings almost daily.
4. @onishinyt onishinytNorimitsu Onishi
Norimitsu Onishi, the Southern Africa Bureau Chief for The New York Times, is covering the outbreak on the ground.
5. @ksieff ksieffKevin Sieff
Kevin Sieff, Africa Bureau Chief for The Washington Post, is filing from Africa.
6. @markberman markbermanMark Berman
Mark Berman, a Washington Post national reporter, has led the Post’s coverage.
7. @CBSDFW CBSDFWCBS in Dallas/Forth Worth
CBS in Dallas/Forth Worth is covering the story unfolding at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
8. @DrKhabbazCDC DrKhabbazCDCDr. Rima Khabbaz
Dr. Rima Khabbaz is the CDC’s Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases and Director of the Office of Infectious Diseases.
9. @EbolaAlert EbolaAlertEbola Alert
Ebola Alert is a group of volunteer professionals working on Ebola prevention.
10. @WHO WHOThe World Health Organization
The World Health Organization has been involved in the crisis in Africa.
11. @NIH NIHThe National Institute of Health
The National Institutes of Health is on the frontline of the U.S. response.
12. @UNMEER UNMEERUnited Nations
The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response.
13. @cbs11ken cbs11kenKen Molestina
Ken Molestina, a reporter at CBS11 covering the story in Dallas.
14. @JasonWhitely JasonWhitelyJason Whitely
Jason Whitely, a reporter at WFAA covering the story in Dallas.
15. @rlopezwfaa rlopezwfaaRebecca Lopez
Rebecca Lopez, a reporter at WFAA covering the story in Dallas.
16. @STEVEPICK11 STEVEPICK11Steve Pickett
Steve Pickett, a reporter at CBS 11 covering the story in Dallas.
17. @clairezcardona clairezcardonaClaire Cardona
Claire Cardona, a Dallas Morning News reporter covering the story.
18. @MrRJervis MrRJervisRick Jervis
Rick Jervis, a USA Today reporter covering the story.
19. @LATsciguy LATsciguyGeoffrey Mohan
Geoffrey Mohan, a science reporter at the Los Angeles Times.
20. @drsanjaygupta drsanjayguptaDr. Sanjay Gupta
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent.

 

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