O'Neill Institute | June 8, 2015Read the Publication
The West African Ebola epidemic has taken over 11,000 lives. By contrast, AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria together kill approximately 3.5 million people every year. Given the relatively low death toll, why has Ebola changed the paradigm for global health security? There are no fewer than four global commissions to learn the lessons of Ebola—the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Academy of Sciences, and the independent panel by Harvard and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.