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1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Liberian security forces seal slum to halt...

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, a woman cleans a pot at her home near the largest trading areas catering for people from the Kambia District, Guinea.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Sierra Leone,

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Tue Aug 19, 2014


Ebola: UN Health Agency Reports Encouraging Signs in Nigeria

UNICEF and Partners take to the streets of Conakry, the capital of Guinea, to provide information on how to combat the Ebola outbreak as well as distribute soap and chlorine.


Related Topix: Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, World News, Africa, Guinea, Guinea Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

International Business Times

Ebola Update: Liberian Forces Receive Shoot Orders Against People...

Workers from Doctors Without Borders unload emergency medical supplies to deal with an Ebola outbreak in Conakry, Guinea, March 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Guinea, World News

West Australian

Air France staff refuse to fly to Ebola-hit nations

Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak, the airline said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Guinea, Nigeria,

The Washington Post

Ebola Drains Budgets as Bills Fund Virus Fight: Africa Credit

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak is straining the finances of affected governments, with Sierra Leone using Treasury Bills to fund the fight against the virus as mining companies halt operations to protect workers.


Related Topix: World Bank, Liberia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom, Business News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Korean News

Anniversary of Korea's Liberation Celebrated in India, Guinea

A seminar, film show and book and photo exhibition were held by the Juche Philosophy Study Committee of India and a reading session in a district of Conakry, Guinea on August 11 and 12. The chairman of the Juche Philosophy Study Committee of India said that August 15 is a significant day when the President defeated the Japanese imperialists and ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Guinea, North Korea, Asia

Liberia in desperate hunt for missing Ebola patients

Liberian officials were searching Monday for 17 Ebola patients who fled an attack on a quarantine centre in the capital Monrovia, raising fears that they could spread the deadly and highly contagious disease.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Detroit News

Ebola health workers battle death, heat, rumors

In this July 2014 photo provided by Doctors Without Borders, Monia Sayah, a nurse with Doctors Without Borders, sits in the low-risk zone of an Ebola isolation facility in Conakry, Guinea.


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Interview: China to do its best to help Guinea battle Ebola

Beijing stands ready to do its best with its capacity to help Guinea fight the ongoing Ebola outbreak, says China's ambassador to the West African country.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Africa, Guinea,

Sat Aug 16, 2014


First Nigerian Ebola virus patient discharged from hospital

The first Nigerian Ebola patient has been discharged from the quarantine unit of the Emergency Operation Centre, EOC, at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Guinea, Africa,

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

World Health Organization says ebola outbreak 'vastly underestimated'

ELIZABETH JACKSON: The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa may have been vastly underestimated.


Related Topix: Guinea, World News, Africa

Fri Aug 15, 2014

People's Daily Online

Chinese experts wrap up Guinea Ebola mission

Yu Yang , a health worker of the Beijing Friendship Hospital, kisses his wife before departure at the Beijing Capital International Airport,Beijing, China, Aug. 15, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Guinea, Guinea Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel,

Ebola may leave 1 million in need of food help

Amid roadblocks manned by troops and pervasive fear among the population of the dreaded disease, the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola is increasingly impacting the food supply in three countries.


Related Topix: Africa, Guinea, Life, Food, Vegetables, Sierra Leone

WNYC-AM New York

Even With $100 Million, WHO Says It Will Take Months To Control Ebola

When public health officials warn that it's likely to take many months to bring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa under control, it's not because they're facing a single huge challenge.


Related Topix: World News, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Nursing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Guinea declares public health emergency over Ebola

A U.N. convoy of soldiers passes a screen displaying a message on Ebola on a street in Abidjan August 14, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Sierra Leone, Liberia

No Ebola case in SA

A woman who arrived from Conakry, Guinea on July 28 through the OR Tambo International Airport was meticulously tested and was negative, Motsoaledi told reporters at the Edenvale Hospital in Johannesburg.


Related Topix: World News, Guinea, South Africa


What An Isolation Ward Ready To Take On Ebola Looks Like

Infectious disease specialist Florian Steiner and quarantine office leader Thomas Klotzkowski disinfect themselves during a demonstration of the proceedings at the ward of Berlin's Charite hospital on Aug. 11. The quarantine ward is prepared to receive persons sick with tropical diseases, like people infected with the deadly Ebola virus for ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Guinea, Africa

Wed Aug 13, 2014


West African governments employ century-old method of controlling Ebola

As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread, West African governments have begun to employ a method of preventing the spread of Ebola that has not been used in a century, called the " cordon sanitaire ."


Related Topix: Guinea, World News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

International Business Times

Ebola Update: Canada to Donate 1,000 Experimental Vaccine Doses VSV-EBOV to WHO

Some 800 - 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine will be donated by Canada to the World Health Organisation to help curb the maddening spread of the Ebola virus in the African region.


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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Spanish priest dies of Ebola amid ethics debate

A Spanish priest being treated for Ebola died Tuesday in Madrid despite having received an experimental drug while the World Health Organization announced it is ethical for unproven drugs and vaccines to be used amid an unprecedented outbreak in West Africa.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Sierra Leone, Guinea