Ebola: a failure of international collective action.

  title={Ebola: a failure of international collective action.},
  author={Mit Philips and Aine Markham},
  volume={384 9949},
The Lancet Editorial (Aug 23, p 637) sums up the collective failure to respond in a manner that might have avoided or at least limited the scale of the present Ebola epidemic. Timely humanitarian action from international players is essential to manage this crisis. Unfortunately, timely would have been 3 months ago when the epidemic started to get out of control. The absence of a timely and eff ective humanitarian reaction now seems to extend from emergencies in contexts of confl ict and… CONTINUE READING