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54 min ago | Free Republic

Africa: How Ebola Could Head Out of Africa – a Tale of Two Travellers

It is 6am on a warm West African morning. Two men, Ahmed and Milton, are up early, getting ready for long journeys.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Congo, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

5 hrs ago | Free Republic

Nigeria: Ebola - Nigerian Travellers Commend NCAA, Arik Over Quick Response

Nigerian air travellers have commended the decision of the nation's major carrier, Arik Air and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to ban operations to the Ebola endemic countries in West Africa.


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

9 hrs ago | KFVS12

Families await Peace Corps evacuees' homecoming

In her first public comments, the New Hampshire teenager who returned home nine months after she vanished on the way home from school told her local newspaper that she's "feeling a lot better every day."


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Blog News, us Travel, Travel

10 hrs ago |

Liberia: Sirleaf Off to Conakry for Three-Nation Summit on Ebola

Liberia: President Sirleaf Off to Conakry, Guinea for One-Day Mano River Union Summit Friday - WHO Director-General Margaret Chan Will Be in Attendance President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf departs the country early Friday morning, August 1, 2014 to participate in a one-day Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Mano River Union in the Guinean ... (more)


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Ernest Bai Koroma

14 hrs ago | CNN

Ebola's frontline: Battling fear and deadly virus

Editor's note: Dr. Oliver Johnson from King's College London traveled to Sierra Leone with a small team of volunteers from King's Health Partners to work on a project to improve day-to-day health care.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Opinion

19 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729

Doctors Without Borders staff carry the body of a person killed by viral haemorrhagic fever, at a center for victims of the Ebola virus in Gueckedou, Guinea, April 1, 2014.


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

19 hrs ago | ABC News

Ebola Fears Nix Sierra Leone Troop Trip to Somalia

A military spokesman for the African Union mission in Somalia says the AU has cancelled a planned troop rotation by Sierra Leonean forces because of the breakout of Ebola.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

19 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Ebola fears nix Sierra Leone troop trip to Somalia

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Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Mortgage, Personal Finance, UC Los Angeles

20 hrs ago | International Business Times

2014 Ebola Outbreak: Us CDC Issues Travel Advisory; Virus 'Dreadful and Merciless'

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an advisory warning against non-essential travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia in light of the deepening Ebola virus outbreak in the three countries.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Travel, Sierra Leone Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Bo, Sierra Leone Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, July 31

May his Soul Rest in Peace. a The Minister of Health and Sanitation, the Chief Medical Officer and senior directors of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation are off to Conakry Guinea to harmonize the response plans with other Manor River Union member countries ahead of the meeting of Presidents of Manor River Union countries tomorrow to endorse and ... (more)


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Guinea,

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

Social Commentator Alfred Sirleaf, gives comment on current events in Liberia including the deadly Ebola virus by speaking and writhing them down on a blackboard in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, July 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

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.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Scott Walker, US Governors, Bob McDonnell

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 .


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Blog News

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, UC Los Angeles

Sierra Leone: President Launches National Plan to Battle Ebola

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


Related Topix: Africa

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.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Natural Disasters, Epidemic, Africa


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.


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.


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

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.


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