Guinea News


Wednesday, 12-24-14, 7:47'Christmas Just Another Day for Those Fighting Ebola'[UN News]Christmas will be "like any other working day" for United Nations humanitarian worker Chris Huddart, who - like thousands across West Africa - is spending the holiday responding to the Ebola outbreak. read more...
Wednesday, 12-24-14, 7:16Burying Ebola's Victims With Dignity - If We Don't Do It, Who Will?[IFRC]Mamadi Kourouma, a volunteer with the Red Cross Society of Guinea, is extremely busy this morning. He and his team have hardly finished burying a man who died from Ebola in the cemetery of Dixin, in the heart of the Guinean capital, when his phone rings again. Kourouma is told to return immediately to the MSF treatment centre in Donka, where a family has just authorized the burial of one of their sons, another victim to this highly contagious and indiscriminate disease. read more...
Tuesday, 12-23-14, 16:05Ebola Deaths Now Over 7,000, Cases Over 19,000, WHO Data Reports[Observer]Deaths from the Ebola outbreak are now over 7,000, according to the latest World Health Organization data. read more...
Tuesday, 12-23-14, 11:16Ebola - This Catastrophe Must Never Happen Again[Africa Renewal]Following the Ebola virus outbreak, the United Nations set up its first-ever public health mission - the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) to deal with the pandemic. In this interview with Newton Kanhema for Africa Renewal, David Nabarro, the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Ebola, discusses the UN's efforts to bring the virus under control. read more...
Monday, 12-22-14, 12:22Guinea Settles On Casablanca for Afcon Preparations[CAF]Guinea will hold a training camp in Casablanca, Morocco to prepare for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015. read more...
Monday, 12-22-14, 9:37Ebola Death Toll Reaches 7,373, Over 19,000 Infections[Deutsche Welle]Over 7,000 people have died of Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea- the three countries worst affected by the disease. UN chief Ban Ki-moon has meanwhile praised healthcare workers for dealing with the outbreak. read more...
Sunday, 12-21-14, 6:47'Much Remains to Be Done' on Ebola - UN Chief[UN News]Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint national, regional and global efforts have "significantly" slowed the spread of the deadly virus, giving hope to thousands of people and providing space for communities to look ahead to socio-economic recovery. read more...
Sunday, 12-21-14, 6:42UN Chief Backs Liberia Over Ebola[Observer]The United Nations Secretary General says the world body is committed to standing with Liberia in the face of the threat against the Ebola virus disease. "We will be with you until this outbreak is under control and the country has recovered," he said. read more...
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...


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