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Michael Osterholm, currently the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, is one of the worlds leading experts on public health and biosecurity, has been widely quoted identifying the three phases of epidemic control:

October 24th, 2014 • 6:08 PM

The weekend 30th anniversary conference of the Schiller Institute, held near Frankfurt, Germany, was an historic event that provided a window into the urgently needed "New Paradigm" for mankind, based on a previously unprecedented collaboration among sovereign nation-states to tackle the crises facing mankind that no single nation or small group of nations can solv

October 24th, 2014 • 7:36 AM

A World Health Organization (WHO) internal report leaked to Associated Press details failures at the UN agency to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The report, according to AP, concluded that "Nearly everyone involved in the outbreak response failed to see some fairly plain writing on the wall." The document, according to news accounts, singled out Dr.

October 20th, 2014 • 10:33 AM

In 2008, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged the incoming Obama Administration to set up 18 regional disease-detection centers around the world to protect the U.S. from emerging health threats like Ebola. The Obama Administration, warned six years ago, did not act, and today the world faces the threat of mass death from the Ebola virus.

October 17th, 2014 • 9:22 AM

Lyndon LaRouche on Thursday spelled out some of the immediate emergency measures that must be taken globally to defeat the Ebola pandemic, which, like the Black Death of the 14th Century, threatens to wipe out much of mankind if the appropriate actions are not taken now.

43 people who were quarantined for Ebola monitoring in a Liberian town after four people died of Ebola, had no food and threatened to break out of quarantine to obtain some food, according to a Liberian state radio account, reported by AP on Thursday.

October 24th, 2014 • 8:33 AM

Jean Ross, President of National Nurses United, pinpointed the for-profit health system as the primary reason for the incompetent approach to dealing with Ebola in the United States. She was interviewed Wednesday on C-Span's Washington Journal.

Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, was interviewed Thursday by MPR News in St. Paul, Minn. Excerpts follow. "The Ebola epidemic is raging in West Africa. How do we keep it there and how do we make progress in ending it there?" he asked.

October 17th, 2014 • 8:29 AM