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19/10/2014
Nigeria and the World Health Organization were poised to declare the country free of Ebola on Monday, a containment victory in an outbreak that has stymied other countries` response efforts. The milestone was set for 9 a.m. local time or ...   
19/10/2014
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the United States. His ...   
19/10/2014
It has been nearly a year since Vivek Murthy was nominated by President Obama to serve as the next Surgeon General, but thanks in large part to the gun lobby and their Republican allies in the Senate, there has yet to be any movement on his ...   
19/10/2014
The Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, warned on Sunday that the economic impact of Ebola in her country and its neighbours threatened to leave a “lost generation” of young Africans, as she urged the international community to do more to ...   
19/10/2014
The World Health Organization said on Saturday that it wouldn't explain details contained in an internal document obtained by The Associated Press in which the UN health agency said it fumbled early attempts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West ...   
19/10/2014
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made an impassioned appeal to the world's nations to pitch in to the fight against Ebola, saying the "time for talking or theorizing is over."Sirleaf said the three worst-hit west Africa nations -- ...   
19/10/2014
It`s election season, the time when over-the-top statements about a wide variety of issues occur on a daily basis. Combine that with nationwide panic about a disease the public is largely misinformed about, and you get our current predicament - ...   
19/10/2014
Thousands of people in West of Africa have died of Ebola, a mysterious disease escalated swiftly and still there is no remedy available for it. An old Chinese citation says, "If you know your foes and know yourself, you can win every combat ...   
19/10/2014
Ireland's leading infectious disease expert says we should work to contain Ebola in West Africa, rather than focusing only on the threat it poses should a case present here. Professor Sam McConkey, head of Department of International ...   
19/10/2014
President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside -- Ebola. The past week`s jarring ...   
19/10/2014
The first wave of people, including the fiance of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan, will emerge from a state-ordered, 21-day Ebola quarantine Monday, which should probably spark relief in a region that desperately wants to escape the shadow of the ...   
19/10/2014
FORMER UN secretary general Kofi Annan’s “bitter disappointment” with the tardiness of the developed world in responding to the current Ebola epidemic will strike a chord with millions.Who could deny that “if the crisis had hit some other ...   
19/10/2014
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been working to track at least 77 individuals who came into contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the Ebola patient who died last week in Dallas, and a nurse who contracted the virus while ...   
19/10/2014
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Sunday called on the international communities to join the country to fight the Ebola virus disease. "This is a fight in which the whole world has a stake, this disease respects no borders and the ...   
19/10/2014
Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are threatening to close their accounts unless the institutions cut all ties with coal, tar sands, fracking and other fossil-fuel industries as part of a new campaign launched today. The attempt to ...   
19/10/2014
Renewable energy, not shale gas, has played the biggest role in reducing US emissions, according to new analysis from Greenpeace's Energydesk site. Many energy and political commentators have argued that a surge in US shale gas ...   
19/10/2014
Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976, with the the virus having killed nearly 4,500 people so far. After the first case this year was diagnosed in ...   
19/10/2014
The world's response to Ebola is its own sort of tragedy. Two facts make the point clear: John D. Sutter -- The United Nations has asked for $1 billion to fight the spread of the virus. As of Friday, it had collected ...   
19/10/2014
The death toll from Ebola will rise this week to more than 4,500 people from the 9,000 infected and the outbreak is still out of control in three West African nations, a top official with the U.N. health agency said Thursday. Dr. ...   
19/10/2014
The latest World Health Organisation (WHO) figures show the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 4,500 people across Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the three worst-hit countries.The deadly virus has dramatically changed ...   
19/10/2014
Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to think big. Many people, governments and agencies share the blame for failing to contain Ebola when ...   
19/10/2014
The U.N.'s World Food Program on Saturday delivered emergency food rations to 265,000 people, many of them quarantined in Sierra Leone, to help fight the spread of Ebola. Food supplies are being distributed in the Waterloo district on ...   
19/10/2014
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, today defended President Obama's choice of Ron Klain to be the administration's Ebola "czar" despite his lack of medical background, calling him an ...   
19/10/2014
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the creation of a 30-member expeditionary medical support team to be able to provide emergency help in the event of an Ebola crisis in the United States, a Pentagon spokesman said on ...   
19/10/2014
The U.S. military is forming a 30-person "quick strike team" equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr on Sunday. A Pentagon spokesman later ...   

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