Is Asia-Pacific ready for Ebola?

With the Ebola epidemic threatening to spread from West Africa to other parts of the world, the World Health Organization is fast-tracking its efforts in Asia-Pacific to help contain the disease if it does arrive. WHO officials believe the region is much more prepared to combat Ebola after the experiences with SARS and swine flu.

About the author

  • Lean Alfred Santos

    Lean Alfred Santos is a former Devex development reporter focusing on the development community in Asia-Pacific, including major players such as the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He previously covered Philippine and international business and economic news, sports and politics.