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Didier HOUSSIN

International Health Cooperation Abolished by Ebola? Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 4, Winter 2014

Since 1976, there have been twenty-five recorded epidemics of the Ebola virus. The 2014 outbreak is the most serious.

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Despite rapidly reaching an international level, Western states underestimated its effects. They were very slow to react and left non-governmental organizations to deal with the crisis alone for far too long. It was not until September that they finally recognized the need to mobilize significant means to tackle this exceptional epidemic.

 

Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 4, Winter 2014

 

Keywords
Ebola Epidemic Health International Coordination World Health Organization WHO