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Ebola Outbreak An ‘Avoidable Tragedy,’ U.K. MPs Say In Report

The Guardian: Ebola outbreak an avoidable tragedy, say U.K. MPs
“The Ebola epidemic that has so far killed more than 2,200 people in West Africa was an ‘avoidable tragedy’ that underlines the vital need for Britain and other international donors to spend more on strengthening health systems in developing countries, an influential group of U.K. MPs has warned. In a blunt report published on Friday, the Commons International Development Committee urged Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) to place greater emphasis on building up weak health systems and to draw on the medical and managerial expertise of the NHS in doing so…” (Jones, 9/12).

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