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News on Guinea continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Guinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights

CONAKRY, Guinea - The government of Guinea is planning to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation.

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4 hrs ago | News24

Ebola has killed 61 in Guinea since January

Queen Elizabeth II and US President Barack Obama have reportedly congratulated Zimbabwe on the occasion to mark its 34th Independence Day.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Kos

Ebola outbreak is new strain 97% similar to Zaire strain, blamed for 135 deaths out of 197 cases

Because the new Guinea strain is genetically 97% similar to the Zaire, which is the deadliest of the five previously known strains of the Ebola virus, EBOV, scientists say this means the virus was not imported from Central Africa, but has been indigenous to the region for a long-time and just not noticed before.

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Crofs Blogs

Polio hits Equatorial Guinea, threatens Central Africa

Via NPR's Shots blog: Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa . This is not Guinea-Conakry or Guinea-Bissau; it's south of Nigeria and Cameroon.

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World Health Organization

Ebola virus disease, West Africa - update

As of 18:00 on 16 April, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 197 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease , including 122 deaths.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Libya signs Statute of Islamic Organisation for Food Security

WAM JEDDAH, 16th April, 2014 -- Libya has signed the Statute of the Islamic Organisation for Food Security, becoming the twentieth country to sign the law.

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CBC News

Ebola virus in Guinea was not imported from nearby countries, scientist says

In this March 29 photo, medical personnel wait to receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea.

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The Modesto Bee

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

In this Saturday, March 29, 2014 file photo, medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital wait to receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea.

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Infection Control Today

Surviving Ebola, Overcoming Stigma

Dr. Tom Fletcher, a WHO physician is pictured with Abdullah, an Ebola survivor in Guinea.

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12NewsNow.Com

We're aliens in Ebola's world

By Dr. Sanjay Gupta CNN Chief Medical Correspondent CONAKRY, Guinea -- It's hard not to be nervous, standing outside the Ebola isolation wards.

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Emirates News Agency

Guinean President praises USD5m medical aid provided by UAE

WAM CONAKRY, 16th April, 2014 -- In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has supplied medical equipment to Guinea valued at more than 5 million dollars.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Infection Control Today

Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 168 Cases, 108 Deaths

As of April 14, 2014, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 168 clinically compatible cases of Ebola virus disease , including 108 deaths.

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Mashable

Why There Isn't a Vaccine for Ebola

On March 28, 2014, healthcare workers from Doctors Without Borders, react, as they prepare isolation and treatment areas for their Ebola, hemorrhagic fever operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea.

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The New Zealand Herald

The Gambia bans flights from ebola-hit countries

Health workers wearing protective suits walk in an isolation center for people infected with Ebola at Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

Medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea, on March 29. A drop in salt consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study suggests.

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AlertNet

Ebola prompts investor exodus from Guinea, could threaten economy

People pass the entrance of the Donka Hospital, where victims of the Ebola disease are being treated, in Conakry.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Gambia won't take passengers from Ebola-hit areas

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.

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Iol.co.za

SA-Guinea links 'show great potential'

The relationship between South Africa and Guinea must be further explored as it shows great potential for mutual benefit, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Monday.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Gambia Bans Flights From Liberia, Guinea

Gambia has banned all aircrafts from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea following reports of Ebola outbreak in the three West African countries.

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CNN

Ebola: A swift, effective and bloody killer

We had just landed in Conakry, the capital of Guinea. In the fields right outside the airport, a young woman was in tears.

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