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Health workers death toll mounts in W.Africa as Ebola spreads

Nigeria's health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as West Africa struggles to halt the deadly Ebola virus, amid growing concern at the toll among healthcare workers.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WICU12 Erie

Erie Organization Sending Aid as Ebola Death Toll Climbs

One country has been severely affected by the Ebola outbreak. As the death toll climbs and supplies fall short, a local human services organization, "Community of Caring," is sending aid.

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

Crofs Blogs

Leadership and calm are urged in Ebola outbreak

Apologies for missing this excellent August 29 article in The New York Times : Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Ebola Outbreak .

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Related Topix: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, World News, Africa

The Daily Star

Coping with Ebola crisis

Sergeant KM Mehedi Hasan of Special Weapons And Tactics of Dhaka Metropolitan Police was elated to learn that he had been selected to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission.

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

NEWS.com.au

Ebola treatment invented by... Fujifilm?

WHEN Japan announced it was ready to supply a new drug to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, one unusual detail emerged - it would be made by Fujifilm.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

PhysOrg Weblog

Liberia's airport battles to contain Ebola

With the last rays of sunlight speckling the departures area at Liberia's international airport, passengers queue patiently to go through medical screening designed to show up the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Bangkok Post

Ebola drug cures monkeys

Learning > Learning From News ZMapp, which may or may not cure Ebola in humans, is very effective with monkeys, scientists report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Africa, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Scoop

UN 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: World News, Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone

KYTX-TV News

Two Liberian medical workers discharged after recovering from Ebola

A health worker wearing a protective suit conducts an Ebola prevention drill at the port in Monrovia on Friday, August 29. Health officials say the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever.

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Newstime Africa

Ebola quarantine lifted on Liberia's West Point

The Liberian government has lifted a quarantine on the slum community of West Point near Monrovia, a move that might ease tensions in the community that had been sealed off for the past 10 days over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Daily Mail

Ebola spreads to Senegal - but quarantine is lifted in slum area of Liberian capital

Cold case murder 'solved' with LEGO: Toy blocks unexamined in slaying of elderly woman lead police to her 'killer' 26 years later 'I was ready to give up': Tourist whose leg was amputated after a New York taxi plowed into her a year ago reveals how she hit rock bottom before vowing to live again Ultra-Orthodox Jews who moved from Canada to ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Israel, Middle East, Senegal,

WBTV

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Daily Mail

Dogs EATING corpses of Ebola victims in Liberia after health teams...

Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade captured Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style boiler suits and promise to kill them all unless USA pull out of war Influence of ISIS spreads to Egypt where militants decapitate four 'Israeli Mossad spies' in video that echoes recent Islamic State beheadings James ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, New York

The Perspective

What Hodge Failed to Mention about Tipoteha s Activities in Liberia

In Theodore Hodge's article, "The Great Liberian Drama: The Leading Lady and her Supporting Cast" that was published in The Perspective's August 22, 2014 edition was short on specifics.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: AfDB President Kaberuka and WHO Regional Director for Africa ...

The African Development Bank and the World Health Organization have renewed their commitment to working with Liberia in its fight against the ravaging Ebola virus disease now plaguing the sub-region.

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Albany Times Union

Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop Ebola

Liberian health workers outside a home of a man that they believed died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop...

Liberian health workers outside a home of a man that they believed died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: 'It Was Hard to Believe - Ebola Is Real' - Survivor Narrates Ordeal

A certified Ebola survivor Mohammed Sheriff of Barnesville junction has arrived from Foya Ebola transit Camp in Lofa County, where he was released from isolation after he tested negative for the virus.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Nursing, Medicine

The Winnipeg Free Press

Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola, underscoring W Africa outbreak is not under control

A man infected with Ebola travelled to Senegal, bringing the disease to that country for the first time in an outbreak that has hit four other West African nations and killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday.

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Related Topix: Senegal, Africa

The Perspective

Crisis of Political Leadership: Liberians are Unsure What to do with Madam President

Liberians are scrambling to deal with the EBOLA virus but all like the article in the Foreign Policy Magazine recognized that the massive spread of the virus because of the current administration's inability to contain it is a symptom of a much bigger problem of poor governance.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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