Afrikan Stars Enter Ebola Fight

November 14, 2014

The Future Africa Awards has announced its ambassadors for a global campaign against Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The TFAA young person of the year 2013, Ashish Thakkar, actresses, Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde as well as singer, Asa, would lead the campaign.

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Ebola: Is Bushmeat Behind the Outbreak?

October 27, 2014

Melissa Hogenboom/BBC October 23, 2014 10:58 AM Bushmeat is believed to be the origin of the current Ebola outbreak. The first victim’s family hunted bats, which carry the virus. Could the practice of eating bushmeat, which is popular across Africa, be responsible for the current crisis?

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As States Look to Halt Ebola, Restrictions Prompt a Debate

October 27, 2014

By BENJAMIN WEISER and J. DAVID GOODMAN New York Times OCT. 26, 2014 It was nearly 100 years ago that an influenza pandemic led to sweeping quarantines in American cities, and it was more than two decades ago when patients in New York were forced into isolation after an outbreak of tuberculosis. In modern America, public health actions of such gravity are remarkably rare, and the decisions by New York…

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Ebola Cases Now Exceed 10,000

October 26, 2014

Geneva — An overview of the current state of Ebola infections is provided by excerpts from the October 25 situation report of the World Health Organization’s Ebola Response Road map: A total of 10,141 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported in six affected countries (Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Spain, and the United States of America) and two previously affected countries (Nigeria, Senegal) up to…

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Ebola: how Will Wintercross photographed the crisis

October 24, 2014

Lucy Davies talks to Will Wintercross about photographing the Ebola outbreak in Liberia Can you tell us how you came to be photographing the Ebola outbreak in Liberia? I’ve always kept a very close eye on stories emanating from Africa as it’s where I began my career, so as soon as it broke I was reading up on it. I really felt that while the death toll was rising, it…

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Ebola vaccine trials to start in west Africa

October 24, 2014

Up to a million doses of a possible Ebola vaccine could be shipped to countries ravaged by the deadly virus in the next 14 months Ebola vaccine trials could start in west Africa in December, leading to the potential for up to a million doses to be sent to affected countries by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has said. “All is being put in place to start…

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The Guinean town that overcame Ebola

October 23, 2014

October 2014 “When we got the results from Conakry confirming that Ebola had reached our place, we were scared,” says Dr Maurice Ony Beuvogui, the Director of the district hospital in Telimele, a Guinean town located some 270 kilometers north of the capital Conakry. “But we knew that we, health workers, have the responsibility to fight it.” Telimele district, with its 300 000-strong population, was relatively far from the country’s…

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Ebo-Lie: Man Living In Ghana Confirms Ebola Is A Hoax!

October 20, 2014

By Steven Bancarz| A statement made by a man in Ghana named Nana Kwame has rocked the internet in the last few days. The following information needs to reach people. We need to see Ebola for what it really is. It’s time that the world wakes up to the agenda behind all of this hysteria. Here is what this man has to say about what is happening in his home country:“People in the…

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