MAR 20, 2015 8:05 AM PDT

WHO Resisted Declaring Ebola Emergency

WRITTEN BY: Judy O'Rourke

The World Health Organization resisted declaring Ebola a global health emergency despite the fact that senior staff in Africa proposed doing so months earlier, The Associated Press has found. A two-month delay that may have cost lives. [Source: AP]
About the Author
  • Judy O'Rourke worked as a newspaper reporter before becoming chief editor of Clinical Lab Products magazine. As a freelance writer today, she is interested in finding the story behind the latest developments in medicine and science, and in learning what lies ahead.
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