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  • WHO pulls staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab after doctor infected

    The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst-ever outbreak of the disease. At least...
  • OMS retira personal de laboratorio ébola en Sierra Leona tras contagio de médico

    FREETOWN (Reuters) - La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) anunció el martes que cerró un laboratorio en Sierra Leona después de que uno de sus trabajadores se infectó con ébola, una decisión que podría obstaculizar sus esfuerzos para reforzar la...
  • Ivory Coast shuts borders with Liberia, Guinea over Ebola threat

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has closed its land borders with Ebola-affected West African neighbours Guinea and Liberia in an attempt to prevent the world's deadliest outbreak of the virus from spreading to its territory, the government said. "Faced...
  • Liberian doctor who received rare Ebola drug ZMapp dies

    Liberian doctor who received rare Ebola drug ZMapp dies
    MONROVIA (Reuters) - A Liberian doctor who treated victims of an Ebola epidemic and then contracted the disease himself has died even though he was given the experimental drug ZMapp, Liberia's information minister said on Monday. Abraham Borbor's death...
  • Costa de Marfil cierra fronteras occidentales por la amenaza del ébola

    ABIYÁN (Reuters) - Costa de Marfil ha cerrado las fronteras terrestres con sus vecinos del África Occidental afectados por el ébola para evitar la propagación a su territorio del brote más mortal de este virus, anunció el gobierno del país. Varios...
  • Enfermo británico de ébola llega a Londres, nuevo brote en RD del Congo

    FREETOWN/LONDRES (Reuters) - Un trabajador médico británico, el primer ciudadano de ese origen infectado en la epidemia de ébola, llegó el domingo a Londres proveniente de África Occidental, y un nuevo brote de la enfermedad fue declarado en la...
  • Briton with Ebola evacuated from Sierra Leone

    Briton with Ebola evacuated from Sierra Leone
    A Royal Air Force plane carrying a British citizen who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone took off from the airport in the capital Freetown on Sunday bound for Britain, a Reuters witness said. The Briton, believed to be a medical volunteer...
  • Philippines to repatriate workers from Ebola-hit West Africa

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines is pulling out almost 3,500 workers from three West African states due to the Ebola outbreak, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, a day after Filipino troops in Liberia were ordered to go home. "We are preparing for...
  • Sierra Leone 'hero' doctor's death exposes slow Ebola response

    FREETOWN/DAKAR (Reuters) - When two American aid workers recovered from Ebola after being treated with an experimental drug, the grieving family of Sierra Leone's most famous doctor wondered why he had been denied the same treatment before he died from...
  • First British national contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone

    First British national contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone
    A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, the first Briton to fall victim to the deadly disease that has spread across the West African region since March, the Department of Health said on Saturday. The World Health...
  • Africa tightens Ebola travel curbs as affected countries face food shortages

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas. In...