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6 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia

Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam.

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11 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Togo, Nigeria,

11 hrs ago | Deseret News

Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

In this photo taken on Sunday, July 27, 2014, Medical personnel inside a clinic taking care of Ebola patients in the Kenema District on the outskirts of Kenema, Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Australian Health Authorities Seized Traditional Indian Medicines Due To Fear of Lead Poisoning

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 30, 2014.

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: 473 confirmed cases

I want everyone to know that the Makari Gbanti chiefdom in Bombali which has, as of tonight, now recorded several positive Ebola infections and deaths is where the father of President Koroma, Pa Sylvanus Koroma hailed from.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ernest Bai Koroma

KCEN

Second American Infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.

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Related Topix: Travel, Liberia, Liberia Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Medicine, Sierra Leone Travel

ABC News

Official: Ebola Kills Senior Doctor in Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Uganda, Guinea, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

AlertNet

Runaway Sierra Leone Ebola patient dies in ambulance

Health officials say fear and mistrust of health workers in Sierra Leone, where many have more faith in traditional medicine, are hindering efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 450 people in the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

Sat Jul 26, 2014

BBC News

Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

Nigeria says it has put all entries into the country on red alert after confirming the death of a Liberian man who was carrying the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 07/25/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande, Africa, World News

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Another hospital escapee

Another suspected case of Ebola in Brima Lane, Wellington Freetown. A hair dresser lady name Suadratu Koroma, is reported to be at large after being suspected with Ebola.

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AlertNet

Liberian man in Lagos being tested for Ebola

A Liberian man is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus after he collapsed on arrival at an airport in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, a mega-city of 21 million people, the Lagos State Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Doctor battling Ebola in Sierra Leone contracts the deadly virus

A member of Doctors Without Borders dons protective gear June 28 at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea, treating Ebola patients.

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

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Three suspected Ebola deaths in Zimmi Makpele

Huge standstill and panic is currently engulfing the Zimmi headquarters of Makpele Chiefdom in Pujehun District as three residents have died from symptoms of Ebola; all within a fortnight.

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AllAfrica.com

Sierra Leone: Music Producer Attacked, Threatened for Songs On Corruption and Tribalism

Joseph Richard Abdulai one of Sierra Leone's leading music producers was on July 19, 2014, attacked by three unknown individuals while walking along the Lumley beach in the capital Freetown.

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Daily Mail

Doctor leading fight to control Ebola in Sierra Leone has become infected

The baby born on a prison floor to a mother in shackles is blessed by the Pope: Sudanese woman who was put on death row for marrying a Christian meets Francis after traveling to Rome ANOTHER plane falls from the skies: Algerian passenger jet that went missing over Mali with 116 people on has CRASHED Extraordinary scenes in Taiwan as plane seats and ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Prison, Pope Benedict XVI

Gazette Series

Record-breaking Castle School raises money for Sierra Leonean school

SR_268_001 Castle School pupil in Thornbury passing a hula hoop along a human chain to break the world record RECORD-breakers from The Castle School in Thornbury raised money for a school in Sierra Leone after a 653-strong student chain passed through a hula hoop.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, World Records

Wed Jul 23, 2014

AlertNet

Ebola Spread through Myth and Fear

Field Officer Baindu Saidu trains Traditional Birth Attendants to help raise awareness about ebola and how to prevent the disease from spreading.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease

Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.

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Newstime Africa

Okere Adams's Defection Personifies Opposition SLPP's 2018 Annihilation in Sierra Leone

Whether it is because he is now a mendicant, or because of joblessness or the mere thought and even the frightfulness of being in the political wilderness until the second coming of Christ; the fact is: Okere Adams, who was one of the architects of the Sierra Leone People's Party 's coming back to power in 1996 after nearly twenty-nine years' ... (more)

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