The Ebola fight.

Author:Mpinga, Lancelot
Position:Letters - Letter to the editor

That was a great piece of timely reporting on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa (NA August/ September '14, "Ebola: Why the death and suffering?") and the writer Curtis Abraham must be congratulated for being among the first to discuss the possibilities of a preventative vaccine or a cure being developed.

He was also right in highlighting the fact that "big pharma" (the world's pharmaceutical giant corporations), are reluctant to turn the resources they wield to the research needed to battle this killer disease. The fact of the matter is that currently, because this is a disease that mainly afflicts the...

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