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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.

The following are priority categories of intervention urgently required to roll back and defeat the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak spreading in West Africa, which is a world health emergency...

August 19th, 2014 • 7:27 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

As we've reported in our developing story Ebola Arrives In A U.S. That's Totally Unprepared, the Ebola crisis is one for which mankind must immediately rally, or face the prospect of extinction. These are some of the reports on the state of readiness of many nations, beginning with the United States...

October 16th, 2014 • 10:35 AM

Wielding a broom, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself launched a "Swachh Bharat," or "Clean India" campaign on Thursday, on the national holiday marking the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. "We reached Mars. No prime minister or minister did it — it was the citizens, the scientists who did it," Modi said.

October 3rd, 2014 • 7:44 AM