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13 hrs ago | United Nations

UN health agency identifies countries at risk for spread of Ebola

A WFP convoy with needed food supplies entering West Point in Monrovia, Liberia, a community quarantined to prevent the spread of Ebola.

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

16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

France's Inserm in Talks With Guinea on Ebola Trials

France's state health institute, Inserm, is in talks with Guinea authorities on the first clinical trials of experimental Ebola therapies on patients ill with the virus in the West African country.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Food and Drug Administration

20 hrs ago | ABC News

Senegal confirms first case of Ebola virus

Senegal has become the fifth West African country to confirm a case of Ebola after a student arrived from neighbouring Guinea carrying the disease.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Senegal, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Yesterday | Kansas City InfoZine

Travel Alert, Potential Implications for Travel Because of Ebola in Parts of West Africa

This Travel Alert will expire on February 27, 2015. Due to an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the West African nations of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued Level 3 Travel Warnings for those three countries advising against non-essential travel and provided guidance to reduce the potential ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, World News, Africa, Guinea Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Yesterday | Switched

Senegal Confirms First Case Of Ebola

Senegal has recorded its first case of Ebola in an outbreak that is ravaging its West African neighbors, the Ministry of Health said Friday.

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

Yesterday | AlertNet

Guinean security forces break up riot in Ebola-racked south

Riots broke out in Guinea's second-largest city Nzerekore over rumours that health workers had infected people with the deadly Ebola virus, a Red Cross official and residents said on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Riot

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

New BCC employees approved

An honor graduate, a PhD., a polyglot and a former police officer were among the new employees who introduced themselves Thursday at the Barton Community College Board of Trustees meeting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, World News, Wichita State University, Fort Riley, KS, Grandview Plaza, KS, Barton County, KS

Ghanamma.com

Ghana Hosts 2nd Ebola Meeting

Health Ministers from the Economic Community of West African States have begun a three day ministerial meeting on the Ebola virus disease in Accra, Ghana.

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Related Topix: World News, Ghana, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Ebola zone countries isolated as airlines stop flights

Air France suspends flights to Sierra Leone after Ebola outbreak; outbreak "is going to get worse before it gets better," says US CDC director.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Liberia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Ebola continues to spread, Liberia quarantines entire slum and begins deadly crackdown on protestors

As the Ebola virus spreads throughout West Africa, governments there are becoming more and more authoritarian in how they are dealing with it -- actions that are born of fear as much as pragmatism.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa,

The Times of India

Ebola scare: 116 people arrive from worst-affected Liberia in Delhi and Mumbai

NEW DELHI: The enormity of the Ebola outbreak hit home on Tuesday as 112 Indians and four Nepalese arrived in the country on different flights from Liberia.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Africa,

In-depth Africa

Emergency Assistance to the Republic of Liberia in response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak

TOKYO, Japan, August 26, 2014/African Press Organization / - 1. On August 25, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 30 million yen to the Republic of Liberia, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency .

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Switched

UK Ebola Victim Treated With Experimental Drug ZMapp

The first Briton to have contracted the deadly Ebola virus has been given the experimental drug ZMapp, the London hospital where he is being treated said on Tuesday, two days after he was brought back from West Africa.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Africa, Liberia

CBC News

WHO's Ebola virus lab in Sierra Leone shut to protect health workers

Russian doctor Valentine Safronov stands inside a mobile medical lab donated by the Russian government in Conakry, Guinea, on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

CNN

Khumbulani Malinga dreams of United States of Africa

In 1924 Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr a Jamaican Political Leader and Orator wrote a poem titled; Hail United States of Africa: His words captured the hearts of the Fathers of Pan Africanism to give birth to the Pan Africanist Movement which in 1945 held its fifth Pan Africanist Congress in Manchester, United Kingdom which was attended by Patrice ... (more)

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Related Topix: Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, South Africa, Africa, Togo, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Robert Mugabe

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Port Loko District in a mess

Via The Patriotic Vanguard, a Sierra Leonean news source based in Canada: Ebola: Port Loko District in a Mess .

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

Crofs Blogs

Guinea receives Ebola diagnostic lab from Russia

The ministers of international cooperation, health, technical education, and Social Affairs received on 22 August at the international terminal of Conakry diagnostic laboratory epidemiological diseases offered by Russia to Guinea in the the fight against Ebola.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Africa Travel, Russia, Asia, Guinea Travel,

Xinhuanet

Rwanda bans travel from Ebola hit countries

Rwanda has announced restrictions on travel from Ebola hit West African countries, the ministry of health said in a statement on Monday.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

International Business Times

Ebola Update: Australia Gives $1 Million to WHO as First Confirmed...

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

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Related Topix: World News,

The Standard

Senegal closes border

Senegal has become the latest country to seal its border with a west African neighbour to ward off the deadly Ebola virus, as the new UN pointman on the epidemic said preparations must be made for a possible flare-up of the disease.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, Africa, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone,

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