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  • Nebraska hospital officials: Ebola doctor still 'extremely critical'

    Nebraska hospital officials: Ebola doctor still 'extremely critical'
    A surgeon who was transported to the U.S. for treatment after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone was still in "extremely critical" condition Sunday, according to a Nebraska Medical Center spokesman. LATEST: Surgeon Martin Salia dies of Ebola No further...
  • Ebola victim's fiancee lands book deal

    Ebola victim's fiancee lands book deal
    Thomas Eric Duncan was the first victim of Ebola to die in America. Feeling unwell, the Liberian immigrant went to a Dallas hospital that at first sent him away with antibiotics. After Duncan returned, he was diagnosed with Ebola but did not survive....
  • Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital

    (Reuters) - A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone died early on Monday of the disease at a Nebraska hospital, medical officials said, the second death from the virus out of 10 known cases treated in the United States. Dr. Martin...
  • Kenyan police shoot dead man and make arrests in mosque raids

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police shot dead one man and arrested about 250 others when they searched two mosques in the city of Mombasa that they said had been used to recruit militants and stash weapons, senior officials said on Monday. The raid...
  • Is the U.S. pursuing the right strategy against Ebola?

    Just two months ago, patients were being turned away from Ebola treatment units in Liberia because there weren’t enough beds to cope with the spiraling caseload. President Obama dispatched hundreds of troops to build and supply 17 new units, along...
  • Chinese team arrives in Liberia to staff Ebola clinic

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - About 160 Chinese health workers arrived on Saturday in Liberia, where they are due to staff a new $41 million Ebola clinic that, unlike most other foreign interventions, is being built and fully run by Chinese personnel. China,...
  • Battered by falling prices, Kenya's tea farmers threaten to uproot

    NANDI HILLS Kenya (Reuters) - Emerald-colored tea bushes blanketing the rolling hills of Nandi County have long provided a livelihood for small-scale farmers, helping make Kenya one of the world's biggest tea exporters. But ideal weather and bigger...
  • U.S. hospital says Sierra Leone doctor with Ebola extremely critical

    OMAHA Neb. (Reuters) - A surgeon from Sierra Leone being treated for Ebola in a Nebraska hospital on Saturday was critically ill after being airlifted back from Africa, medical officials said. Dr. Martin Salia, 44, a permanent U.S. resident, caught the...
  • Nebraska hospital says Sierra Leone doctor with Ebola extremely critical

    Nebraska hospital says Sierra Leone doctor with Ebola extremely critical
    A surgeon from Sierra Leone being treated for Ebola in a Nebraska hospital Saturday was critically ill after being airlifted back from Africa, medical officials said. Dr. Martin Salia, 44, a permanent U.S. resident, caught the disease while working as...
  • Tanzania's parliament receives report on graft claims in energy

    DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's parliament has received a report on the findings of an investigation into corruption allegations in the energy sector, officials said on Sunday, an issue that has led to donors delaying aid and weakened its currency....
  • Somalia's al Shabaab says fires at presidential compound

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab militants said they fired mortar bombs at the presidential palace in Mogadishu on Sunday, but government and police spokesmen said none had landed inside the compound. The Islamist militants attacked the...