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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 [...]

US Military Arrives at Epicenter of Ebola

By Staff Reporter Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa‘s leaders pleaded [...]

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 [...]

Outrage as WHO study reveals Ebola death rates as understated

By Staff Reporter Ebola death rates 70% – WHO study New figures suggest 70% of those infected with Ebola in West Africa have died, hig [...]

Obama deploys 3000 troops in Liberia to combat Ebola scurge

By Staff Reporter US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in Estonia.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) US President Barack Oba [...]

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: Gates Foundation pledges $50 million

By Staff Reporter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEowi-zdDAM The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $50 million on Wednesday to sup [...]

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 [...]

Big Brother Africa rejects Ghana contestants over Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter   Organisers of the Big Brother Africa competition have allegedly rejected the candidates selected to represent Ghana [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 “ [...]

“This #Ebola outbreak is worst in history”, MSF

By Staff Reporter Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) which has provided emergency medical services in Guinea since 2001, surged its in-coun [...]
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