Tag Archives: Ebola virus disease

Mugabe,the feminist?

– By Farai Sevenzo Letter from Africa Image copyrightAFPImage captionMany women in Africa are forced to have illegal abortions Letter [...]

Ebola is sexually transmitted

  The Sexual Transmission of Ebola: Scicomm as a matter of life and death   By Ida Jooste, Internews “The resurgence of Ebola in [...]

Ebola – as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old from Sierra Leone

By Staff Reporter As the virus shows no sign of halting its relentless march, Bintu Sannoh describes its devastating impact on her community [...]

Ebola is in Europe as Spanish nurse test +ve

By Staff Reporter A Spanish Defense Ministry photo shows aid workers and doctors transferring Catholic missionary Manuel Garcia Viejo, who c [...]

‘Dont visit Zimbabwe’-Namibia warns of Ebola presence

By Staff Reporter THE Namibian government has warned against travel to Zimbabwe following reports that Harare had quarantined over 100 peopl [...]

U.S. and WHO seek expanded production of Ebola drugs

By Staff Reporter Experimental vaccines not available in large quantities any time soon Liberian nurses prepare to carry the body of an Ebol [...]

Ebola Death Toll Passes 1,900

By Staff Reporter More than 1 900 people have died after they contracted the deadly Ebola fever virus since the outbreak began in West Afric [...]

ZMapp experimen drug can stop Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter A new study provides strong evidence that the experimental drug given to  two American aid workers stricken with Ebola in [...]

Ebola kills more women than men ?

By Staff Reporter Studies show that infectious disease often affects one gender more than another — but that knowledge isn’t bei [...]

The hunt for the source of the Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter Shutterstock Every time Daniel Bausch, a virologist from Tulane University, went back to Guinea, things looked worse. The [...]

MSF criticises global response to Ebola crisis

By Staff Reporter ©AFP The continuing spread of the Ebola virus in Liberia and Sierra Leone is threatening to undermine efforts by other [...]

Ebola crisis: Liberia finds ‘missing patients’

By Staff Reporter Public awareness campaigns are being stepped up in Liberia, where some people believe Ebola is a hoax Seventeen suspected [...]

Northamptonshire Charity ships 70,000 bottles of Sanitizer to West Africa to fight Ebola

By Staff Reporter Rushden Community College students teamed up with Phoenix Resource Centre to help with the Wrapped Up campaign at Christma [...]

AfDB pledges $60 million aid grants to fight Ebola

By Staff Reporter Using m-health & governance systems, strengthening infrastructure, and training health workers “We share the plight [...]

Moody’s warns Ebola virus could damage west Africa economies

By Staff Reporter ©AP Moody’s Investors Service has warned that “beyond the tragic loss of life” the Ebola virus could wreak “si [...]

WHO says experimental drugs can be used to treat Ebola virus

By Staff Reporter ©EPA The body of an Ebola victim is buried on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia Experimental drugs with unknown efficacy [...]

Dying African Ebola infected denied experimental drug that saved US & EU victims

By Staff Reporter US tells Nigeria region would have to wait months for supplies because such small quantities exist, says health minister N [...]

Risk from Ebola to EU territories is extremely low-EU

By Staff Reporter Statement by Commissioner Borg on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa “Today we have learned that World Health Organisatio [...]

Ebola virus: Liberia apologises to Nigeria

By Staff Reporter The Liberian Government on Thursday apologised to Nigeria over the importation of the deadly Ebola Virus by a Liberian-bor [...]

Ebola: new serum raises hopes for cure

Ebola: new serum raises hopes for cure As the Ebola death toll continues to climb in West Africa, the “miraculous” effect of an [...]

Ebola has infected public discourse with a new xenophobia

By Staff Reporter My midwives refused to see me after my trip to Nigeria, which didn’t surprise me, given the reckless reporting of th [...]

“Ebola only affects black Africans” Western drugs firms desist from developing vaccine.

By Staff Reporter  Professor John Ashton accuses pharmaceutical industry of ‘moral bankruptcy Britain’s leading public health d [...]

Six suspected Ebola cases in SA

By Staff Reporter Ebola cases suspected in Southern Africa   A picture taken on 24 July 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan [...]

West Africa gathers $100 million for Ebola Fund

By Staff Reporter The head of the World Health Organization and presidents of the west African countries suffering the world’s worst-e [...]

Ebola claims Sierra Leone’s top Viral Doctor

By Staff Reporter Sheik Umar Khan, head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone, poses for a picture in Freetown, Ju [...]

Ebola outbreak ravages Africa – Liberia & Sierra Leone flights cancelled

By Staff Reporter Togo-based ASKY suspends flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone after death of one of its passengers from Ebola Bann [...]

Two U.S. Citizens Get Ebola as Liberia shuts borders

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Zoom Dosso/AFP via Getty Images Staff of the North Carolina-based charity Samaritan’s Purse puts on pr [...]

Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update WHO

By Staff Reporter Epidemiology and surveillance The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to closely monitor the evolving Ebola virus di [...]

Ebola outbreak: US man tested in Ghana

By Staff Reporter Ebola spreads through contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids A US citizen is being tested for the Ebola vir [...]

West Africa won’t be able to control Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter An alarming report released last week by Doctors Without Borders said that West Africa’s current Ebola outbreak is “ [...]

EBOLA outbreak in Africa is “out of control”

By Staff Reporter   FILE -In this file photo taken on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, people protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen [...]
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