“Ebola crisis ‘claimed needless lives’ because World Health Organisation failed to act quickly”



Excerpt: Professor Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute in the US – who co-chaired the panel, said: “The most egregious failure was by WHO in the delay in sounding the alarm.

“People at WHO were aware that there was an Ebola outbreak that was getting out of control by spring .. and yet, it took until August to declare a public health emergency. The cost of the delay was enormous.”

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via telegraph.co.uk