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Thursday, 08-21-14, 9:38CAF Speaks on Match Bans Over Ebola[Deutsche Welle]As the Ebola virus continues to ravage West Africa, sport has become the latest casualty. Africa's soccer governing body CAF has banned Guinea and Sierra Leone from hosting any matches until mid-September. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 21:39Outrage Over Global Ebola Response - Calls for Action[allAfrica]Washington, DC -Imagine this choice. Your child has Ebola symptoms. You have no protective gloves to help keep you alive to care for her. But she needs comfort, so you wash her and wipe away her vomit – and you both die. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 14:04Number of Ebola Cases Tops 2,000 - WHO[Deutsche Welle]The number of people infected with Ebola is showing no signs of slowing, according to the World Health Organization. The deadly virus has spread across Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria over the past six months. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 17:22Ebola Ooutbreak Delays Mercy Ships Sail to Africa[Mercy Ships]Tenerife, Canary Islands -Collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic now includes a delay for Mercy Ships, which operates the world's largest civilian hospital ship in ports on the West Coast of Africa. Already with one canceled deployment to Guinea, where Ebola first broke out last December, the Mercy Ship now waits in the water with crew and staff, pending an end-of-August decision on field service in Benin. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 14:01SA Man Tests Negative for Ebola[SAPA]A South African man admitted to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital for suspected Ebola tested negative, the health ministry said on Monday. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 8:23Voices On the Ground - Working to Stop Ebola[SciDev.Net]The Ebola outbreak that started in February has killed more than 1,000 people across West Africa — in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone — triggering an international emergency response and even a review of the ethics of using promising Ebola drugs, despite them not yet having been evaluated for safety and efficiency. read more...
Sunday, 08-17-14, 17:51Kenya Bans West African Travellers[Deutsche Welle]Kenya has become the latest country to ban passengers from Ebola-hit countries in West Africa. The Kenyan government said the measure applied to anyone who had traveled through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. read more...
Saturday, 08-16-14, 10:18Ebola - Cases, Deaths 'Vastly Underestimated,' Says UN Health Agency[UN News]Health workers at Ebola outbreak sites are seeing evidence that the numbers of reported cases and deaths "vastly underestimate" the magnitude of the crisis as they work around the clock to stop the disease from spreading, according to the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO). read more...
Saturday, 08-16-14, 10:14Ebola 'Vastly Underestimated,' Says UN Agency[VOA]Dakar -World Health Organization (WHO) officials on Thursday warned the magnitude of the Ebola outbreak had been "vastly" underestimated. read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 17:57Guinea Border Remains Open - Ambassador Dore Discloses[Analyst]Despite the threats posed by the Ebola virus disease in the Mano River Union countries, the Government of the Republic of Guineahas announced its borders with Liberia will remain open. Guinean Ambassador to Liberia, His Excellency S.E. ElhadjAbdoulaye Dore, told The Analyst that the various border points entering into Liberia from Guinea have remained open since the outbreak of the virus. read more...

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