Sierra-Leone-Botching-Ebola-10-Mistakes
Africa

Sierra-Leone-Botching-Ebola-10-Mistakes

KENEMA, Sierra Leone (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that the World Health Organization and other responders faced avoidable obstacles in their efforts to stop the spiraling Ebola outbreak last summer in Kenema, a pivotal seeding point for the virus and a microcosm of the messy response across West Africa. Their work was … Continue reading

Sierra-Leone-Botching-Ebola
Africa

Sierra-Leone-Botching-Ebola

KENEMA, Sierra Leone (AP) — Something didn’t smell right. As a worker at Kenema Government Hospital mixed a batch of chlorine on a broiling August day, he noticed it didn’t have its typically strong, bleach-like odor. Concerned, he turned to a consultant with the World Health Organization, who tested the disinfectant and found barely any … Continue reading

AP Investigation: Bungling by UN agency hurt Ebola response
Africa / Health / International News / Lifestyle

AP Investigation: Bungling by UN agency hurt Ebola response

KENEMA, Sierra Leone (AP) — Something didn’t smell right. As a worker at Kenema Government Hospital mixed a batch of chlorine on a broiling August day, he noticed it didn’t have its typically strong, bleach-like odor. Concerned, he turned to a consultant with the World Health Organization, who tested the disinfectant and found barely any … Continue reading