Obama calls for action on Ebola crisis at United Nations


Published: 25Sep2014

The West Africa Ebola outbreak is "a growing threat to regional and global security," U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday, telling a high-level meeting on the deadly epidemic at the U.N. General Assembly that only an international response can prevent "a humanitarian catastrophe across the region."

... "Generous pledges of aid and unprecedented U.N. resolutions are very welcome. But they will mean little, unless they are translated into immediate action," Dr. Joanne Liu [IMHL'14], international president of Médecins Sans Frontières, or Doctors Without Borders, will say, according to an advance transcript of her speech.

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