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MSF Waited Too Long To Ask For Ebola Vaccine, Aid Group Veteran Says

Reuters: Exclusive: MSF should have called for Ebola vaccine earlier, says aid group veteran
“Médecins Sans Frontières ‘wasted time’ by waiting too long to call for vaccines to fight an unprecedented outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, a veteran of the medical charity told Reuters. … [T]he emergency group relied too much on strategies it developed during smaller previous eruptions of the virus, leading it to make mistakes as this year’s rampant multi-country epidemic pushed it to its limits, said Jean-Herve Bradol, a member of MSF’s internal think-tank…” (Flynn/Bartunek, 11/14).

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