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Friday, 12-19-14, 14:03Mystery Over Ebola Survivors' Ailments[IRIN]Dakar -For some Ebola survivors, overcoming the lethal viral assault has not heralded a full return to good health. An array of ailments including headache, joint pains, vision and hearing problems have afflicted convalescents; experts are still uncertain of the exact cause. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 13:53Guinea Capital Bans New Year Festivities Because of Ebola[RFI]The governor of Guinea's capital Conakry has banned all festivities marking the end of 2014 due to the emergency following the Ebola epidemic in the country. Police and gendarmes will deployed around the capital to ensure that the ban is enforced. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 11:24'Ebola Outbreak Far from Over' - MSF[MSF]Three months after MSF called for states with biological-disaster response capacity to urgently dispatch human and material resources in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the outbreak remains far from over and more help is still needed. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 14:38UN Warns One Million People Could Be Hungry By March Due to Ebola[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Rome -Half a million people in three West African nations rocked by Ebola are going hungry and that number could double by March if food supplies do not improve, two United Nations agencies warned on Wednesday. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 12:41Ebola - UN Secretary-General Will Visit West Africa to 'Show Solidarity With Those Affected'[UN News]Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced he will leave today for the countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak "to show my solidarity with those affected and urge even greater global action" to fight the epidemic, which two United Nations food agencies said could push the number of people facing food insecurity to more than one million by next spring. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 14:11Ebola Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Facing Hunger in Three Worst-Hit Countries[WFP]Rome -The number of people facing food insecurity due to the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone could top one million by March 2015 unless access to food is drastically improved and measures are put in place to safeguard crop and livestock production, two UN agencies warned. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 22:20Armed with Soap, Women Take on Ebola[UNDP]Kankan City, Guinea -A thunder of motorbikes, pedestrians and taxis is pushing into Dibida Market, in the centre of Kankan City, in the North of Guinea. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 5:27The Other Emergency - Organising Elections[ICG]The full briefing is available in French. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 12:10Obama On U.S. Response to Ebola Outbreak[State Department]THE WHITE HOUSE read more...
Friday, 12-12-14, 8:07Hunger Comes After Ebola[Financial Gazette]AS Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, leaving approximately 5 000 people dead, the region is now on the brink of a major food crisis. The world's worst Ebola epidemic has endangered harvests and sent food prices soaring in West Africa. If there is no timely intervention by the international community in the form of a massive humanitarian aid campaign and a comprehensive plan for long-term sustainable development, the post-Ebola food crisis will take an even bigger human toll than the disease did. Exper read more...

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