- Merkel: Global catastrophe plan needed after Ebola crisis Updated: May-18-15 7:21 am
BERLIN - The Ebola crisis in western Africa showed the world in a painful way that a global catastrophe plan is needed to deal with future epidemics, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday.
- Panel calls for change at WHO after slow response to Ebola Updated: May-11-15 11:40 am
DAKAR, Senegal - An independent panel of experts said Monday that "deep and substantial" change is needed at the World Health Organization following its slow response to early warnings about West Africa's Ebola outbreak.
- UN health agency: Don't name diseases after regions, animals Updated: May-08-15 5:43 am
LONDON - The World Health Organization is issuing new advice on the best way to name new diseases - guidelines the U.N. health agency itself has previously broken.
- UN says it will try to identify all Ebola cases by June Updated: Apr-28-15 9:40 am
LONDON - The World Health Organization says it aims to identify and isolate all new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of May to stop the spread of the lethal virus before the rainy season.