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Trump’s approach to the 2014 Ebola outbreak offered a preview of his coronavirus response. He spread false info, attacked rivals, and tweeted th...

In 2014, Trump ignored public health experts on Ebola, while relentlessly criticizing Obama via Twitter. It was a preview of his coronavirus response.

We’re repeating one of the worst mistakes of the Ebola outbreak in the hunt for a coronavirus cure

"We have no reliable data" on coronavirus treatments, one researcher said. How that could change over the next few weeks.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump leads daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washington

The US is ‘not a global power’ thanks to Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response as China fills the void, former US officials warn

US diplomats and officials say that President Donald Trump has created a void in global leadership that China is rushing to fill.
A person getting the ebola vaccine in Goma in 2019.

11 surprising ways pandemics have changed the course of human history

From understanding the crucial role of vaccines to regularly sanitizing public spaces, these are some of the ways pandemics have changed the world.

Trump falsely used the term ‘Chinese virus’ again. This is not the first time a pandemic has fueled xenophobia.

People blamed the coronavirus on China. This phenomenon of blaming groups of people for disease has existed since the bubonic plague.
Dr. Craig Spencer.

An ER doctor who survived Ebola shares the harrowing reality of the coronavirus pandemic and levels a stark warning

Dr. Craig Spencer, who's cared for Ebola patients and survived the disease himself, works at an ER in NYC. He explains why he fears the COVID-19 virus.
The novel coronavirus is the world's latest pandemic.

The coronavirus outbreak has been declared a pandemic — here’s how the world has handled global outbreaks in the past

Prior to COVID-19, there have been a lot of deadly epidemics, which have prompted different courses of action from governments globally.

Trump in 2014 said Obama was ‘a psycho’ not to immediately cancel flights into the US amid Ebola outbreak in West Africa

As the president looks to calm the markets over his handling of the Coronavirus, his past tweets paint a different picture.
A medical worker puts on protective suit before entering a sports center which has been converted into a makeshift hospital to treat patients of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, February 12, 2020.

While the world focuses on the coronavirus, people in China with other illnesses may pay a price long after the outbreak ends

"People with preexisting conditions, they're the ones who may suffer," Tolbert Nyenswah, a senior researcher at Johns Hopkins University, said.