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Next Year's Ebola Crisis

The story of how poorly the world responded to the Ebola outbreak of 2014 reveals how countries and the WHO need to change before the next outbreak.

The world can do better.

Photographer: John Moore/Getty Images

One of the many ways the world failed to distinguish itself in 2014 was with its response to the Ebola crisis. It cannot afford to be so late, slow and fatally inadequate next year -- with Ebola, which continues to kill people in West Africa, or with the next global pandemic.

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