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25/10/2014
The deal reached early Friday by the European Union to cap its greenhouse gas emissions was meant to increase pressure on the rest of the world to achieve a landmark accord on climate protection next year, the bloc’s leaders said.The ...   
25/10/2014
When Australia offered more than $2 million last month to the medical charity leading the fight against Ebola in West Africa, Medecins Sans Frontieres bluntly rejected it. What was urgently needed from rich Western countries, MSF said, ...   
24/10/2014
Which countries, beyond those in West Africa, are most susceptible to the Ebola epidemic? Most epidemiologists do not fear much for the developed world, with its effective quarantine measures and tracking procedures, or even for sparsely ...   
24/10/2014
A Liberian town was in crisis Thursday as 43 people quarantined on suspicion of having contracted the Ebola virus threatened to escape from the isolation area due to a lack of food. The town, Jenewonda, located near Liberia's border with Sierra ...   
24/10/2014
The number of Ebola cases so far this year: 9,936. How many people have been killed by Ebola: 4,877. These are the official figures put out by the World Health Organization, widely regarded as the authority on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. ...   
24/10/2014
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that the number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa, The UN`s public health body said 9,936 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- the three countries at the epicentre of the ...   
24/10/2014
The International Health Regulations Emergency Committee presented its conclusions in Geneva today, it said the primary emphasis must continue to be stopping the transmission of Ebola within the three affected countries with intense ...   
24/10/2014
Nigeria pledged on Thursday to send a contingent of 600 volunteers to help fight the worst ever outbreak of Ebola on record which has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa. With financial pledges flowing in from around the world but ...   
24/10/2014
When dozens who were quarantined after a number of deaths in the impoverished town of Jenewonda, Liberia threaten to leave isolation because they are not receiving food, frustration swelled at the same pace as the spread of Ebola within the ...   
24/10/2014
The Obama administration is considering quarantines for healthcare workers returning from Ebola-ravaged West African countries, an official said on Friday, as authorities in New York retraced the steps of a doctor with the disease. In ...   
24/10/2014
As members of Congress call for a mandatory quarantine of Ebola health workers returning from West Africa, doctors are pushing back, warning that the added burden could deter many from volunteering to fight the outbreak at its ...   
24/10/2014
The African Union says member states have promised to send more than 1,600 volunteer health workers to Ebola-affected countries. The continent's slow response to help the stricken nations has come under criticism.African Union (AU) member ...   
24/10/2014
The Obama administration may soon require medical workers who treat Ebola overseas to be quarantined upon arriving in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began discussing a quarantine, among other ...   
24/10/2014
Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,500 people. Here is a timeline of the outbreak:March 22: Guinea ...   
24/10/2014
Even though news of the first Ebola case surfaced in Meliandou, Gueckdou Perfecture in Guinea in late December 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO), which is the lead U.N. agency on international health matters, first published formal ...   
24/10/2014
Lawmakers voiced skepticism on Friday about Obama administration assurances that government measures are likely to succeed in protecting the United States, and U.S. soldiers overseas, from further spread of the Ebola virus. Rep. Darrell ...   
24/10/2014
A large influx of international aid is needed, and soon, if West Africa is to avoid tens of thousands of deaths from the widening Ebola crisis, a team of Yale University researchers predict. Using a specially designed mathematical model, ...   
24/10/2014
Reality has settled in: Thomas Eric Duncan’s fiancee doesn’t have Ebola. Neither do most of the first wave of people to come into contact with the virus’ first victim in the United States. There was no Ebola among the Texas hospital ...   
24/10/2014
The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation -- Mali -- renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ...   
24/10/2014
Despite the panic over a doctor with Ebola in New York City, a case half the world away may be more dangerous in the long run. On Thursday, Mali's health minister confirmed that the country has its first confirmed Ebola case: A 2-year-old girl in ...   
24/10/2014
Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday. The U.N. ...   
24/10/2014
Rajiv Shah returned from the Ebola hot zone last week. The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development had spent several days traveling in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, where USAID announced $142 million in humanitarian projects and ...   
24/10/2014
Earlier today, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that a new imported case of Ebola has developed in an American health worker. His chances of survival look positive, and experts are saying that his blood, along ...   
24/10/2014
The oil-sands industry in Alberta has a problem: It's capable of producing more oil than it can get to market. It has tried building new pipelines south into the United States-the famous Keystone XL project-and west to British Columbia. But both ...   
24/10/2014
Thanks to the worst drought in eight decades in southeastern Brazil, water levels have dropped dramatically in the reservoirs that supply São Paulo, the country's largest city. New satellite imagery from NASA reveals that critical reservoirs ...   

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