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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senegal's first Ebola case raises fear about virus' spread

    Senegal's first Ebola case raises fear about virus' spread
    Authorities in Senegal confirmed the country’s first Ebola case Friday, raising new fear about the disease’s spread through West Africa. The country, the fifth afflicted in what is already the worst Ebola outbreak on record, is a major hub...
  • Ebola cases in West Africa may be vastly underreported, WHO says

    Ebola cases in West Africa may be vastly underreported, WHO says
    The United Nations health agency said Thursday that the world's worst Ebola outbreak is accelerating and could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control. More than 3,000 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported in four...
  • 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...
  • WHO explains how a suspected Ebola outbreak spread in Congo

    A suspected Ebola outbreak in Central Africa has been traced to a pregnant woman who butchered a slain bush animal that had been given to her husband, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. The Health Ministry in the Democratic Republic of...
  • Infected Ebola relief worker due to arrive in U.S. today

    Two American aid workers, both seriously ill after being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, will be flown to the United States and treated in isolation at an Atlanta hospital, officials said on Friday. A plane equipped to transport Dr. Kent...
  • Liberia crea "pueblos de la plaga" en epicentro del brote de ébola

    BOYA Liberia/DAKAR (Reuters) - Para intentar controlar la epidemia de ébola que se extiende por África Occidental, Liberia puso en cuarentena remotas aldeas en el epicentro del virus, una medida que recuerda a los "pueblos de la plaga" de la Europa...