Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the number of Ebola cases is doubling every three weeks and is calling for a 20-fold increase in aid totaling almost $1 billion to tackle the virus’s worst-ever outbreak over the next six months.
Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country’s 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding and hand out soap in a desperate bid to slow the accelerating outbreak.
The Obama administration official responsible for implementing the health care law said Thursday that 7.3 million Americans were enrolled in coverage through the new marketplace as of August.
The Obama administration took on more security risks than it should have when it launched the federal Obamacare exchange last fall, government investigators said Wednesday.
Another high-level litigant has formally rejected the Obama administration’s latest attempt to water down an Obamacare mandate that requires most group health plans to cover birth control.