World Health Organisation director-general Margaret Chan admits the agency was too slow to recognise that the Ebola virus, during its first appearance in West Africa, would behave very differently than during past outbreaks in central Africa. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Hong Kong health experts laud outgoing WHO chief Margaret Chan for her achievements despite Ebola crisis errors

Director-general of UN agency, who will step down next month, admits to its slow response during outbreak in final address to WHO member states

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World Health Organisation director-general Margaret Chan admits the agency was too slow to recognise that the Ebola virus, during its first appearance in West Africa, would behave very differently than during past outbreaks in central Africa. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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