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4 hrs ago | New Vision

Liberia's last Ebola-free region falls to virus

A man holds a placard reading "Ebola, go away" as members of the artist group 'Be Kok Spirit march to raise awareness on the Ebola virus in Abidjian.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Atlantic

The Danger in Losing Sight of Ebola Victims' Humanity

Treating patients like disease carriers - rather than like people with emotions, families, and cultural beliefs - is a harmful public- health strategy.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Ministry of Health and Sanitation update, August 22

Ebola outbreak update: As of today, 22 August 2014, we have a total of 236 patients who have survived Ebola Virus Disease and subsequently discharged.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Bendigo Advertiser

OrphFund goes from vision to reality

It was not long after Steve Argent arrived in Australia he had the change of heart which would see him create OrphFund, a volunteer-based organisation which raises funds for orphans in different parts of the world.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sierra Leone Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Family, Kids

Deseret News

Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

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: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Sierra Leone Travel, Liberia,

AllAfrica.com

Senegal: Senegal Shuts Border to Guinea Amid Ebola Spread

Senegal has closed its border with Guinea and imposed controls for boats and ships hailing from Ebola-hit countries Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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

Independent.ie

Company of Irish suspected Ebola victim return all staff from Sierra Leone

The company that possible Irish Ebola victim Dessie Quinn worked for have returned all their staff from Sierra Leone as a precaution.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ireland, Europe

Thu Aug 21, 2014

AlertNet

Salesian Missionaries Work to Contain Deadly Ebola ...

Salesian Missions has launched an emergency fund to assist Salesian missionaries in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone who are working to help contain the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Washington Post

Smell of Ebola Hovers as Health Aides Fight Death for Survivors

Ebola has a specific smell, says Sebastian Stein, a medical worker in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Business News

Forbes.com

Have World Leaders Abandoned Hope Of Stemming Ebola's Spread?

Scott Gottlieb, MD: I'm a physician and a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa

The Times of India

US doctor beats Ebola, leaves Atlanta hospital

WASHINGTON: The American doctor who fell ill with the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Liberia has recovered and is being released from an Atlanta hospital, an aid group said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, World News, Africa

Warwick Courier

More inspirations nominated

There is little more than a week left to nominate that 'inspirational' person for this year's Citizen of the Year awards.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

Channelnewsasia.com

Violence erupts in Liberia's Ebola-hit slum

Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia's capital on Wednesday when soldiers opened fire and used tear gas on protesting crowds as they evacuated a state official and her family.

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

Scoop

Ebola: UN Convenes Ethical Review of Experimental Drugs

A government health worker at the Kenema Ebola Treatment Centre in Sierra Leone attends to a victim.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Sierra Leone's 365 deaths from ebola linked back to one healer who...

America's FAILED raid to rescue James Foley: White House reveals how US special forces stormed ISIS camp just a month ago - only to find hostages weren't there .

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Pop/Rock, The Beatles

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, August 20

Ebola outbreak update: As of today, 20 August 2014, we have a total of 225 patients who have survived Ebola Virus Disease and subsequently discharged.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Free electricty for Ebola holding centre in Freetown

The Ministry of Energy in collaboration with the National Power Authority which is on the verge of handing over its powers and services to the Electricity and Distribution Supply Authority and the Electricity Generation and Transmission Company for an improved service delivery, is now set to provide free electricity supply to the Ebola Holding ... (more)

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

USA Today

No end in sight to Ebola outbreak, official says

There is no end in sight to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, according to the head of the World Health Organization.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Baylor College of Medicine

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Minister reassures easterners

The Minister of Internal Affairs Joseph Bandabla Dauda has reassured the people in the Eastern region of Government's commitment to fight the Ebola Virus Disease.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ernest Bai Koroma

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Nigerian, Sierra Leonean Journalists Learn Investigative Skills

Journalists in Nigeria and Sierra Leone and Nigeria say they plan to apply newly-acquired investigative reporting techniques to uncover wrongdoing in each country.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News, Journalism, Drugs

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