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Friday, 08-29-14, 10:27U.S. Announces Additional U.S.$5 Million to Support Ebola Response[State Department]Washington -The infection rate in West Africa's Ebola outbreak has the world health community scrambling to marshal all available resources to help. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 10:00Ebola Caseload Could Exceed 20,000 in Course of Emergency, UN Response Roadmap Shows[UN News]The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a roadmap that aims to stop Ebola transmissions within six to nine months, but acknowledges the actual number of cases may be much higher than that currently reported and the total caseload could exceed 20,000 over the course of the emergency. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 12:38Air France Suspends Flights to Ebola-Hit Sierra Leone[RFI]Air France has suspended flights to Freetown due to the Ebola outbreak, leaving Sierra Leone and neighbouring Liberia reliant on just one airline, Royal Air Morocco. West African health ministers, meeting in Ghana on Thursday, are worried by the isolation of affected countries. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 6:31U.S Centers for Disease Control Warns of Worsening Ebola Outbreak[Deutsche Welle]Liberia's Ebola epidemic is set to get worse, the head of the US's top public health body says. Many cases of the deadly virus have not been included in the official tally. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 13:21Klerksdorp Joins Fight Against Ebola[Health-e]Klerksdorp residents are joining other South Africans pitching in to help fight West Africa's on-going Ebola epidemic. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 11:25WHO Worker Arrives in Germany for Ebola Treatment[VOA]A World Health Organization worker infected with Ebola has arrived in Germany for treatment. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 8:05Ebola a Blow for Fragile States On the Road to Recovery[ISS]It seems like a cruel twist of fate. The three African countries where the Ebola virus has rapidly spread and caused over 1 300 deaths since January - namely Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - have all been emerging from protracted periods of crisis and war. And now this. read more...
Sunday, 08-24-14, 21:35With Better Ebola Response, 'Outbreak Would Be Over' - CDC's Frieden[allAfrica]Washington, DC -As a fifth African country on Sunday announced Ebola deaths, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), left for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the hardest-hit countries. Friday afternoon he spoke by phone from his Atlanta, Georgia office with AllAfrica's Tami Hultman about the Ebola toll and what he expects from his visit. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 19:06South Africa Bans Travelers From Ebola-Stricken Countries[VOA]South Africa said on Thursday that due to fears over the spread of the Ebola virus it was banning travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone from entering the country, apart from its own citizens. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 13:15Ebola Response of MSF and 'Boiling Frog' WHO Under Scrutiny[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Dakar -A decade ago, scientists would have laughed at the idea of Ebola as a public health emergency of international concern. Today, they are shocked at the glaring gaps the deadly virus has exposed in the global response to the current outbreak. read more...

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