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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

At a panel discussion on the impact of the BRICS Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) and the New Development Bank (NDB), sponsored by the Washington-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) on Oct. 11, Mike Weisbrot, co-director of CEPR, said the BRICS are indicating that the US will no longer be in charge of crises states.

October 17th, 2014 • 8:43 AM

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

There have been noteworthy developments in the International mobilization to contain the threat of an Ebola Pandemic, though efforts are still a day late and a dollar short. The most significant development is the proposal from Jacques Cheminade for a French-Russian Initiative...

October 23rd, 2014 • 11:11 AM

As conveyed in today's leading story, The Human and Inhuman Response to Ebola's Menace, the world is responding to the Ebola Crisis, at this point, in very different ways. While many nations are doing their utmost to stop the new Black Death potential, given their resources, the overall effort is still not good enough. Especially in the United States under Obama, delusion remains, both from Obama himself, and among those who choose to believe that our nation will survive without Obama's immediate impeachment.

October 21st, 2014 • 10:37 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.