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Wednesday, 10-22-14, 9:33WHO Hopes for Ebola Vaccine By January[Deutsche Welle]The World Health Organization is pressing for a vaccine to combat the spread of Ebola, hoping to prepare two versions by January. On the ground in West Africa, Germany's Red Cross has made a desperate call for help. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 9:33Hopes for Ebola Vaccine Soon[Deutsche Welle]The World Health Organization is pressing for a vaccine to combat the spread of Ebola, hoping to prepare two versions by January. On the ground in West Africa, Germany's Red Cross has made a desperate call for help. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 19:59Ebola Vaccines to Be Tested[UN News]Amid positive developments in the global fight against Ebola, including a growing response to the Secretary-General's appeals for the more funding to tackle the outbreak, the United Nations health agency today announced the expected delivery of Ebola candidate vaccines, as the UN system continues to ramps up efforts to quell the spread of the deadly virus. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 14:15Researchers Develop Quick Ebola Diagnosis Device[RFI]The new tool, developed by France's Atomic Energy Commission, could allow doctors to diagnose a patient with suspected Ebola in under 15 minutes. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 16:07Ebola Hits West Africa Food Security[IRIN]Kenema/Freetown/Dakar -West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has been disrupting agricultural and market activities, threatens to erode food security and negatively affect the livelihoods of millions of already vulnerable people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone unless more is done to meet their immediate food and nutritional needs, say aid agencies. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 9:59France Screens Flights for Ebola[RFI]France has begun screening passengers for signs of Ebola as they arrive at Charles de Gaulle airport near Paris on the daily Air France flight from Guinea's capital Conakry. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 17:31Sirleaf Appeals for Global Action As Ebola Rages[Liberia Govt]Dear World read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 13:06UN Security Council Opposes Cutting Ties Over Ebola[Deutsche Welle]The UN has issued a unanimous Security Council statement urging the international community to "accelerate and dramatically expand" aid to combat the spread of Ebola. It also criticized the global response to date. read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 12:38Press Clamps Hinder Ebola Fight[MFWA]Efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa have been associated with various forms of press freedom restrictions and attacks on journalists, which continue to hamper the provision of timely and accurate information to the public. read more...
Wednesday, 10-15-14, 16:51Ebola Dampens Tabaski Spirit in Guinea As Cultural Practices Are Put On Hold[IFRC]Conakry, Guinea -From nine o'clock in the morning the call to prayer went out across Guinea. Muslims were invited to come together in fields, squares and mosques on Saturday to celebrate Eid Al-Adha, one of Islam's most important holidays, known as Tabaski in many parts of West Africa. But in the capital, Conakry, it was quiet on the usually busy roads. Many of the faithful stayed at home, taking note of the government's warning to avoid large gatherings in the wake of the Ebola virus disease outbreak. read more...

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