Friday, August 7, 2020

Drug Experiments To Begin On Ebola Patients Next Month

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Three clinical trials of experimental Ebola drugs will start within a month in the West African countries heavily affected – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra...

Mali Thwarts Ebola Outbreak In A Quick Traditional Response

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Using traditional detective work, public health workers in Mali, working with the experts from Nigeria and Senegal, tracked and quarantined 108 people in two...

ADB Set Up Ebola Fund To Curb Future Outbreaks

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Top African business leaders in conjunction with the African Development Bank (ADB) have established an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola...

Amid Ebola Disaster WHO Africa Office Picks New Chief

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With nearly 5,000 dead of Ebola in West Africa, the World Health Organization, which has bungled coordinating an adequate response to the outbreak in...

Ebola Vaccine Trials Announced By WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced from Geneva that it is ready to begin implementing the phase I of testing new Ebola medical therapies...

Ebola Begins To Show A Slowing Pace In Liberia

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The World Health Organization (WHO) says there has been a decline in the spread of Ebola in Liberia, the country hardest hit in the...

Ebola Crisis: Mali Confirms First Case

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The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Mali. The government of Mali said a two-year-old girl had tested positive for the haemorrhagic virus....

“I Am Not A Virus” – Ebola Stricken Regions Plead

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The rallying cry of "I am not a virus" - used to fight being stigmatized as having Ebola - is now gaining traction on...

Liberia: Ebola Deaths Drop, Empty Beds, Fewer Pickups

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In Bardnersville, on the outskirts of Monrovia, Morris Mohammed Kromah survived Ebola, but 12 family members did not. Struggling to hold back emotions after...

Cuba In West Africa To Stop Ebola

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We, the US don’t not have health care. We have insurance care. For more than half a century, beginning with Ruby Phillips's dispatches from Havana,...