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HHS Secretary Azar Participates In Second Day Of 2018 World Health Assembly

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Readout of Secretary Azar’s Second Day of Participation at the 2018 World Health Assembly This post provides an update on HHS Secretary Alex Azar’s second day at the 71st World Health Assembly, highlighting some of the discussions and meetings in which the secretary…

WHO Provides Updates On Topics Addressed At 71st WHA

WHO: Seventy-First World Health Assembly update, 23 May This post provides an update on topics addressed at the 71st World Health Assembly, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ebola outbreak; a report from the Independent Oversight and Advisory Committee for the WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme; health conditions in the…

DRC Ebola Outbreak Response Sits On ‘Epidemiological Knife-Edge’ With Spread Into Urban Area, WHO Official Says; Experts Launch Vaccinations, Weigh Experimental Treatment Use

Associated Press: Ebola response on ‘knife’s edge’ as timing key, WHO says “The World Health Organization is accelerating its efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to try to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from spreading beyond the border, WHO’s director for Africa said Wednesday, as a colleague warned that the…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss National Security, U.S. Response To Ebola

New York Times: Ebola, Amnesia and Donald Trump Editorial Board “…The Trump White House … appears to be uniquely amnesiac [about Ebola]. On the same day that officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo reported the new Ebola cases, the administration sought to rescind $252 million in Ebola response funds…

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