How Canadian Bureaucracy Botched a Critical Ebola Treatment
A Chinese Canadian researcher’s breakthrough could have saved thousands of lives.
What the West Can Learn From Africa’s Ebola Response
A poor country succeeded in fighting off Ebola. Wealthier countries should replicate Liberia’s strategy in combating the coronavirus.
On the Front Lines of the Trump Administration’s Ebola Response
The United States has mounted a wide-ranging response to the latest deadly outbreak, as only it can.
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Boris Johnson becomes Britain’s prime minister, Donald Trump wades into the Kashmir conflict, and the Ebola epidemic in Congo rages on.
The World Bank Has the Money to Fight Ebola but Won’t Use It
In Congo, thousands of people have died due to a misguided finance-driven approach to fighting pandemics that puts investors before victims.
In Fragile States, Disease Outbreaks Don’t Stay Local for Long
U.S. health aid can also promote stability, mitigate extremism, and avoid costly longer-term military interventions.
Your Cell Phone Is Spreading Ebola
A deadly outbreak in Congo has become a global emergency because of a raging conflict over valuable minerals.
Ebola Has Gotten So Bad, It’s Normal
Africa isn’t just dealing with an outbreak anymore—and that’s bad news for everyone.
Welcome to the First War Zone Ebola Crisis
The world thought it knew how to deal with Ebola outbreaks—but it’s never dealt with one like this before.
The Next Pandemic Will Be Arriving Shortly
Deadly diseases like Ebola and the avian flu are only one flight away. The U.S. government must start taking preparedness seriously.
Trump Is in a Coma on Public Health
Amid the latest Ebola outbreak, the Trump administration is handing leadership to Angela Merkel — and she's not out to protect American interests.
Ebola Is Back. And Trump Is Trying to Kill Funding for It.
As a new outbreak surfaces in Africa, the only possible motive for ending America's anti-Ebola program is that Barack Obama started it.
Who’s Going to Be the Next Leader of WHO?
As the World Health Organization votes in a monumental open ballot for its new chief, the developing world and the developed world are in a battle of ideas.
Ebola Returns in Congo, a Test of ‘Next Time’
Is the global health community ready to stop another outbreak?
Book Talk: “Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf”
Can Liberia’s rock-star president lead her country to another leader?
Zika Is Just the First Front in the 21st-Century Biowar
Why a new era of synthetic biology could make the dangers of the atomic age seem quaint.