Risk preparedness

Wake-up call

Print edition : November 28, 2014

A passenger who arrived in New Delhi on August 26 walks towards an ambulance at the international airport after he failed to clear the Ebola screening test. Photo: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP

Public expenditure on health was only 1.05 per cent of the GDP in 2010-11. Here, a Japanese encephalitis pateint in North Bengal Medical College Hospital on the outskirts of Siliguri, West Bengal, on July 23. Photo: Lila Sah

The Ebola disease outbreak draws attention to the need for preparedness and for more government spending on public health infrastructure.

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