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Community Based Treatment, Not Jail Replacement: A New Plan of Care for LA County

LOS ANGELES SENTINEL — Black people with mental illnesses are already overrepresented in our jails and prisons. […read more]

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Experts Assess WHO Ebola Response

(VOA News) – A panel of experts released its assessment Tuesday on the World Health Organization’s response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak. It said the crisis not only exposed organizational failings in the WHO, but shortcomings in the 10 year old International Health Regulations. Read More

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Nigerian Nurse Dies of Ebola in Lagos

(AllAfrica.com) Abuja, Lagos — It was a solemn atmosphere in Abuja Wednesday as the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, and his Information counterpart, Labaran Maku, disclosed that five other Nigerians including medical personnel had contacted the Ebola virus. They were all infected by the Read More