Where’s the empathy for Ebola’s African victims?

John Sutter, CNN

  • The world’s response to Ebola is its own tragedy, writes CNN’s John Sutter
  • He argues race and geography play a role in the inaction
  • Kofi Annan: If Ebola hit another region, “it probably would have been handled very differently”
  • The United Nations has asked for $1 billion to fight the spread of the virus. As of Friday, October 17th, it had collected only $100,000 — or 0.01%. An additional $20 million has been pledged but not received, according to CNN Money. “We need to turn pledges into action,” the U.N.’s Ban Ki-moon told reporters. “We need more doctors, nurses, equipment, treatment centers.”

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