Tag Archives: Liberia

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 [...]

Joyce Banda & Mujuru victims of sexism?

By Staff Reporter Joyce Banda in 2012. Photograph: Sudarsan Raghavan/Washington Post/Getty Images It isn’t a title necessarily to be proud [...]

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 [...]

Ebola virus outbreak: President of Sierra Leone unable to attend summit in London after plane breaks down

By Staff Reporter  Ernest Bai Koroma had been due to attend the conference in London Ernest Bai Koroma was due to attend the international [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]
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