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WHO in the dock over Ebola crisis

Aid workers and UN officials say it was slow to react, didn't provide leadership

HEALTHCARE DEBATE: A WHO worker teaching trainees how to put on a protective suit. The UN body says it was overstretched by a series of crises and that its role is not to run clinics but advise states how to do so.


IN the first days of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, as aid workers and health authorities battled to contain the deadly virus, Mariano Lugli asked himself a simple question: where was the World Health Organization?

Mr Lugli, an Italian nurse, was among the first...

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