Fight Against Ebola Outbreak Is 4 Months Behind Where It Should Be: Aid Expert

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

National governments and health organizations around the world are scrambling to overcome lapses in leadership and logistical issues to turn around a worsening Ebola crisis in West Africa. According to one aid expert, relief efforts are roughly four months behind schedule.

“Where we are today is probably where we should have been in May,” Ken Isaacs, a vice president at aid organization Samaritan’s Purse and former director of foreign disaster assistance at the U.S. Agency for International Development, told The Washington Post.

Source: Huffington Post (link opens in a new window)

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