- 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.