West Africa Needs Better Response To Control Ebola Outbreak
Washington Post: West Africa can’t manage the Ebola outbreak
“…West Africa had not seen a major Ebola outbreak and was unprepared. Its public health infrastructure is weak. There was no quick incident response system with a command-and-control structure, and no comprehensive public health plan for a mobile population. … Other West African countries must heed the lesson of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Deaths can be prevented if their leaders face the danger and implement complete, proven methods of control” (6/29).