The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Tests on a new cap for the BP oil leak and concerns about the administration’s call for a six-month ban on deep-water drilling. The ongoing efforts to stop the flow of oil and reduce the risk of leaks going forward.
- Joel Achenbach reporter, The Washington Post; writer for Achenblog.
- Stephen Power reporter, The Wall Street Journal.
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