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31/10/2014
New York officials announced on Thursday that they would offer employee protection and financial guarantees for health care workers joining the fight against the Ebola outbreak in three West African nations.The announcement was an effort ...   
30/10/2014
Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders urged caution on Wednesday over claims of a slowdown in infections in Ebola-hit Liberia, saying the apparent drop could be due to poor management of the sick. The warning follows an announcement ...   
30/10/2014
This week’s news on Ebola should make you breathe a sigh of relief--and seethe with anger. The news is the recovery of Amber Vinson, the nurse who got Ebola while treating Thomas Duncan at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. She left ...   
30/10/2014
The fight against Ebola is taking place on two well-known fronts: on the ground in West Africa, where governments and aid groups are racing to build treatment centers; and inside the lab, where scientists are trying to create vaccines and ...   
30/10/2014
The World Health Organization says the number of reported Ebola cases has surpassed 13,700, a jump of more than 30% since the last numbers were released four days ago.Dr. Bruce Aylward, assistant director-general of the WHO, said the big ...   
30/10/2014
JUST two months ago the bodies of Ebola victims turned away from teeming treatment centres lay dead in the streets of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Now, in those same facilities, many of the beds lie empty. Could the outbreak that has so ...   
30/10/2014
New York officials on Thursday announced a program to encourage healthcare professionals to work in Ebola-hit West Africa, an effort to deflect criticism that the state's mandatory quarantine could hamper the battle against the ...   
30/10/2014
When Ebola came to Dorcas's home on the outskirts of Freetown in Sierra Leone, the virus spared no one. Her mother brought it home from the clinic where she worked, caring for an Ebola patient who ultimately died. Her mother, in turn, gave the ...   
30/10/2014
A full-court press involving all public health tactics known to prevent Ebola transmission will be required to quell the current West African epidemic, a new study reports. Four practices in particular -- burying the Ebola-infected dead ...   
30/10/2014
Liberia, the country worst-hit by an Ebola epidemic, may be seeing a decline in the spread of the virus, though the battle to contain the outbreak is far from won, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. WHO Assistant Director ...   
30/10/2014
Mandatory quarantines ordered by some U.S. states for doctors and nurses returning from West Africa's Ebola outbreak are creating a "chilling effect" on aid work there, the humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders said on ...   
30/10/2014
The World Health Organization has warned that we must urgently scale up efforts to combat the spread of Ebola in West Africa. WHO estimates that the rate of new cases will increase from 1,000 to 10,000 per week in the next two months. Though the ...   
30/10/2014
This has been an attention-grabbing week for Ebola in America. Starting with the diagnosis last Thursday of Dr. Craig Spencer, a physician who returned to New York City from West Africa, and continuing with the involuntary quarantine in New ...   
30/10/2014
In another sign panic over Ebola is peaking, an overwhelming majority of Americans believe travelers returning to the United States from West Africa should be quarantined until it is determined they are Ebola-free, a new CBS News poll ...   
30/10/2014
Two months ago, when clinician Tim Flanigan arrived in Monrovia to help Liberia combat its Ebola epidemic, it took ambulances a few days to respond to calls, dying people were turned away from designated treatment units, health care workers ran ...   
30/10/2014
They may not be the cuddliest of creatures but bats are capable of forming strong friendships, to the point of being cliquey, according to new research. The five-year study, which looked at the behaviour of the two species of bats living ...   
30/10/2014
Californians face higher water prices and permanent conservation measures amid drought, global warming and population growth in a state that has long struggled to satisfy urban and agricultural needs, the administration of Governor Jerry Brown ...   
30/10/2014
Traditional funeral rites in West Africa that include kissing and touching a dead body are "superspreaders" of Ebola and must be halted, researchers said Thursday. If not, Liberia can expect 224 new cases per day by the beginning of ...   
30/10/2014
An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus replicates within their body. The study ...   
30/10/2014
One of my colleagues is ill with Ebola that he contracted while working in West Africa for Medicines Sans Frontiers, otherwise known as Doctors Without Borders. Dr. Craig Spencer is having a hard enough time fighting the disease, but it’s only ...   
30/10/2014
Three months after declaring West Africa's Ebola epidemic a global emergency, the World Health Organization said Wednesday that new infections in Liberia, one of the worst affected countries, appeared to be declining. But the organization also ...   
30/10/2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has morphed into one of our biggest health crises in years, with at least 4,900 known deaths among more than 13,000 cases and experts warning the worst could be yet to come. Despite a growing ...   
30/10/2014
West Africa is 60 days away from a “humanitarian catastrophe”, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has warned, launching an unprecedented appeal to secure millions of pounds to fund the fight against Ebola. It is the first time the ...   
30/10/2014
As the global health community ramps up its efforts to treat Ebola patients and curb its spread in West Africa, a new analysis finds that the greatest impact would come from insuring safe burials for victims, scientists reported on ...   

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