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Yesterday | Myrtle Beach Online

Op-ed | Africa goes medieval in its fight against Ebola

As the Ebola epidemic claims new victims at an ever-increasing rate, African governments in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia have instituted a "cordon sanitaire," deploying troops to forcibly isolate the inhabitants in an area containing most of the cases.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The News Tribune

Africa goes medieval in its fight against Ebola

As the Ebola epidemic claims new victims at an ever-increasing rate, African governments in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia have instituted a "cordon sanitaire," deploying troops to forcibly isolate the inhabitants in an area containing most of the cases.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Fighting Ebola in Liberia: A lesson from Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo

In 1995, in a city of 400,000 people some 450 miles outside Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, there has been an Ebola outbreak never before seen since the first Ebola outbreak in that country in 1976.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sun Aug 03, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

What Would Dr. Kent Brantly Do?

The bravery of medical professionals treating ebola patients is as inspiring as that of any other hero.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,

Sat Aug 02, 2014

National Public Radio

Treating Ebola With An Experimental Serum: Why It Might Help

In 1995, amid an Ebola outbreak, Zairian Red Cross personnel picked up sick people and bodies left on the streets of Kikwit, 250 miles from the capital Kinshasa.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Congo, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

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Treating Ebola With An Experimental Serum: Why It Might Help

In 1995, amid an Ebola outbreak, Zairian Red Cross personnel picked up sick people and bodies left on the streets of Kikwit, 250 miles from the capital Kinshasa.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Congo, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Treating Ebola patients with tranfusions from convalescing patients

Thanks to Greg Folkers for sending the link to this 1999 report in the Journal of Infectious Diseases : Treatment of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever with Blood Transfusions from Convalescent Patients .

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Congo, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Peterborough: Home away from homeland

Earlier this month, Tim and Caitlin Selby met Wetu, a 41/2-year-old Congolese boy, for the first time when the Peterborough couple visited Kinshasha, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Related Topix: Peterborough, NH, World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dublin, NH

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