World Health Organization

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
According to the World Health Organization, two lead candidate Ebola vaccines will soon go through clinical trials to be tested for safety and dosage. (Photo: M. Missioniera/ WHO)
Speaking before a gathering of African health ministers on Monday, the leader of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the blame for the Ebola crisis lays largely on the "profit-driven" pharmaceutical industry, which does not invest in cures "for markets that cannot pay." WHO director-general Dr. Margaret Chan made the comments while...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Emergency relief supplies destined for West Africa. (Credit: Heart to Heart International/cc/flickr)
The west African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone account for...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As President Barack Obama appointed an 'Ebola czar' and contemplated imposing...

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