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Yesterday | Crofs Blogs

MSF: Why has world done so little about Ebola?

Although Syria and Iraq get most of the international headlines, the Ebola outbreak in west Africa is a biological crisis of historic proportions: Three states are at risk of collapse and tens of thousands could be infected. Medical personnel say the disease is spiraling out of control.

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

Sat Sep 13, 2014

AllAfrica.com

West Africa: Specialists Consider Different Treatments for Ebola

In West Africa, the World Health Organization says the Ebola virus has so far infected over 3,700 people and killed over 1,800. There is no cure for disease, and a potential vaccine could be months, or years, away.

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Thousands Have Died From Ebola. Why Is the World Doing So Little?

Although Syria and Iraq get most of the international headlines, the Ebola outbreak in west Africa is a biological crisis of historic proportions: Three states are at risk of collapse and tens of thousands could be infected . Medical personnel say the disease is spiraling out of control.

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

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Crofs Blogs

WHO: No link between Ebola outbreaks in West Africa, DR Congo

Results from virus sequencing of samples from the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo were received last night.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Garrett: Cordon sanitaire worked against Ebola in Congo in 1995

Three impoverished, tiny West African nations are in a collective state of siege, their people surrounded by a microbial enemy, the Ebola virus.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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,

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