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1 hr ago | International Business Times

Canada Unlikely to Get Affected by Ebola Virus, Health Officer Claims

It is unlikely that Canada will be affected by the West African Ebola virus, according to its public health officer.

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6 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Travel ban for Sierra Leone players over Ebola

U.S. health officials are warning Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

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8 hrs ago | CFR.org

Health Workers Pay the Ultimate Price in the West African Fight against Ebola

Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment center in Kailahun, Sierra Leone, July 20, 2014 .

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12 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola

In this photo taken on Sunday, July 27, 2014, medical personnel work at the Doctors Without Borders facility in Kailahun, Sierra Leone where Dr. They were once friends, or at least friendly.

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16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Sierra Leone: President Launches National Plan to Battle Ebola

Cholera in Sierra Leone, august 2012. Mabela community in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Border Control staff say they are unprepared for an Ebola emergency

Border staff do not feel adequately prepared to deal with the possibility of people with Ebola coming to the UK and need more information about the threat, a union leader said.

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KOAT-TV

What is Ebola and why does it kill?

The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from west Africa to other regions and continents.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, Nigeria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Business Wire

AHF Mourns Sierra Leonea s Dr. Khan; Criticizes Lax Global Response to Deadly Ebola Outbreak

Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, the physician leading Sierra Leone's response to an Ebola outbreak that has claimed the lives of over 600 people, succumbed to the disease Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: GSA Employees Get Compulsory Leave

The General Services Agency or GSA has sent all employees on one month compulsory leave in the wake of the spread of the Ebola virus in Liberia.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Was deadly Ebola virus created in laboratory? Conspiracy theories spread as fast as the outbreak

And with no known cure or vaccine, its potential origins vary wildly from it being a CIA-manufactured weapon to a cover for "cannibalistic rituals."

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: 184 deaths in Jawie Chiefdom, Kailahun

Data collated by chiefdom authorities and other stakeholders reveal that at least one hundred and eighty four people have lost their lives in Jawie Chiefdom alone, all related to the Ebola carnage.

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Cybercast News Service

Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

In this photo taken on Monday, July 28, 2014, people hang out in a street under a banner which warns people to be cautious about Ebola, in Monrovia, Liberia.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Top Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola

In this photo taken on Monday, July 28, 2014, people hang out in a street under a banner which warns people to be cautious about Ebola, in Monrovia, Liberia.

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CNN

Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone dies

A doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died from complications of the disease, Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday.

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Reuters

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars sing to heal wounds of war

It's a long way from the refugee camps of Africa to Poland's balmy Baltic coast, but for Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, the message is still the same.

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Fox News

Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

Abdulsalami Nasidi, director of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control , Lagos state health commissioner Jide Idris and Lagos Special Advisor on Health Yewande Adesina, speak about the update on the Ebola outbreak during a news conference in Lagos July 28, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

A Woman With Ebola Escaped Quarantine And Is On The Run In A City Of 1 Million

Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia

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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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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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