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  • Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others

    ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States...
  • Fearing Fear

    Fearing Fear
    Fearing Fear The thing I’m fearing is not Ebola but the panic surrounding it. The panic can negatively affect the economy. People might eschew flying and anything else that involves groups getting together. Just a couple of weeks ago, Ohio closed...
  • Egyptian developer SODIC to invest $336 million in 2015, sees property boom

    CAIRO (Reuters) - SODIC, one of Egypt's largest listed real estate developers, plans to invest 2.4 billion Egyptian pounds ($336 million) in 2015 and is hunting for new projects as the sector recovers from three years of turmoil, its managing director...
  • Proposed Ebola travel ban divides relief groups at epidemic's core

    Relief groups providing care at the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic are at odds over the merits of banning travel from the three West African nations hardest hit by the often fatal virus. A top official with Samaritan's Purse whichgained national...
  • Suspected Benghazi attack mastermind pleads not guilty

    The accused mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2012, terror attacks in Libya that killed an American ambassador and three other U.S. personnel pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday to charges stemming from the incident. Ahmed Abu Khatallah, 43, was...
  • Rubio to propose Ebola visa ban

    Rubio to propose Ebola visa ban
    Joining several other Florida lawmakers who earlier advocated some sort of travel ban, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio today announced he intends to introduce a bill to impose a temporary ban on new visas for nationals of the countries of Liberia, Guinea and...
  • World must stop Ebola in West Africa or face 'pandemic': Cuba's Castro

    HAVANA (Reuters) - The world must confront Ebola in West Africa to prevent what could become one of the worst pandemics in human history, Cuban President Raul Castro said on Monday. "I am convinced that if this threat is not stopped in West Africa with...
  • Kenyan military kill five militants, seize TNT explosives

    MOMBASA (Reuters) - Kenyan soldiers have killed five suspected al Shabaab militants near the border with Ethiopia and recovered a vehicle packed with explosives, preventing a potentially huge attack, a defense spokesman said on Monday. Kenyan forces...
  • Third Ebola patient released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital

    (Reuters) - An American treated for Ebola at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta since Sept. 9 has been released after being found free of the virus, the hospital said on Monday. The man, who has not been identified, was discharged from the hospital...
  • Home care kits highlight gaps in West Africa's Ebola response

    DAKAR/MONROVIA (Reuters) - With the number of Ebola cases spiraling in West Africa and weeks remaining until treatment units promised by Western governments are built, health workers fighting one of the world's deadliest diseases are being forced to...
  • U.S. issues new ebola protocals for health workers

    DALLAS - The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government'...