The scaremongering over the virus is deeply damaging.
After their shocking response to ebola, it’s time WHO broke up.
The football world's response to the disease has been farcical.
The real threat to the West does not come from ebola.
Misanthropes are using the disease to spread unfounded fears.
Must-reads from the past week
Patrick West USA
Yes, the E. coli outbreak in Germany is serious, but the panic-fuelled overreaction to it has ended up making things even worse.
The over-reaction to H1N1 influenza in 2009 was built on years of waiting for ‘the Big One’.
Before you fall for the scare about antibiotic-resistant plagues, just consider how insanely wrong the authorities were about swine flu.
This year’s swine flu panic crowned a decade in which the gap between public-health scaremongering and reality was vast.
People are right to be sceptical about the swine-flu scare, but it is telling – and worrying – that they focus their scepticism on swine-flu jabs.