Ebola Virus Topic of Meeting at UN Headquarters

A nurse comforts a patient who has been diagnosed to have the Ebola virus. Photo: WHO/Chris Black
A nurse comforts a patient who has been diagnosed to have the Ebola virus. Photo: WHO/Chris Black

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced Tuesday that the U.N. will convene a meeting of national leaders to discuss a response to the Ebola outbreak, amid reports predicting a significant increase in the number of people affected by the virus. The meeting is to be held at U.N. headquarters in New York on Thursday. The…

UN To Convene Meeting To Discuss Ebola Action


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) with Ake Sellström, head of the UN technical mission to investigate the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe (UN file photo)
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) with Ake Sellström. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe (UN file photo)