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  • Ebola cases not slowing in Guinea, Sierra Leone

    Despite hopes that the deadly Ebola outbreak could soon be contained in West Africa, it shows no signs of abating in Guinea and may be flaring up once more in Sierra Leone as people are flouting rules limiting travel meant to stop it. The election in...
  • Casos deébola no disminuyen en Guinea y Sierra Leona

    A pesar de que el mortal brote de ébola podría pronto estar bajo control en el oeste de África, no muestra señales de amainar en Guinea, y podría estallar una vez más en Sierra Leona, ya que la gente desobedece las reglas que limitan los viajes y que...
  • Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

    Malaria likely killed many more people than usual in the West African nation of Guinea during last year's Ebola outbreak, a new study suggests, as tens of thousands with potential signs of the mosquito-spread disease probably shunned health clinics....
  • Guinea sees Ebola spike as families transport bodies on public buses

    Guinea sees Ebola spike as families transport bodies on public buses
    Relatives of Ebola victims are transporting their bodies on public transportation in Guinea, seating the corpses upright between other passengers to skirt health controls and contributing to the spread of the deadly disease here, authorities said. The ...
  • Fear of Ebola led to murder - and a whole village was punished

    The lecture about the dangers of Ebola had just begun, but the village had heard enough. A group of women started chanting, to warn the others against the visitors, "They are coming to kill you." A mob of men masked their faces, waved machetes and...
  • Ebola is outstripping control efforts, top WHO official warns

    Ebola is outstripping control efforts, top WHO official warns
    Fears rose Friday that the Ebola virus may have spread as Nigerian authorities said they have quarantined two people who may have the disease and have another 69 under observation. With fears the disease may get a toehold in Nigeria’s most...
  • Sierra Leone imposes three-day lockdown in bid to halt Ebola

    Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures, according to Sierra Leone’s leader, who ushered in a controversial three-day curfew across the entire country Friday in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola virus. In a measure criticized by...
  • World Health Organization launching $100 million plan to combat Ebola

    World Health Organization launching $100 million plan to combat Ebola
    The World Health Organization is launching a $100 million response plan to combat an "unprecendented" outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has killed 729 people out of 1,323 infected since February, the agency said on Thursday. WHO Director-General ...
  • Ebola outbreak instills terror in West African families

    Even the word was chilling: Ebola. The virus stole into the girl's house in her small eastern Guinea town, invisible as death, and swiftly killed her grandmother and great-aunt. There were dark rumors everywhere that Ebola was witchcraft. Soon her...
  • OMS lanza plan de 100 mln dlrs contra brote de ébola

    OMS lanza plan de 100 mln dlrs contra brote de ébola
    La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) lanzará un plan de respuesta "sin precedentes" de 100 millones de dólares en el oeste de África para combatir un brote del virus ébola, que ha matado a 729 personas e infectado a 1.323 desde febrero, dijo el...
  • Friday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Ebola outbreak in Africa prompts U.Va. women's basketball program to cancel trip there

    Colleges: Women's basketball: Virginia’s team canceled a trip to Africa, scheduled for mid-August, because of concerns about the Ebola virus. The Cavaliers planned to play three games against teams from South Africa and Senegal. Ebola has...