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  • Ebola fear factor threatens to dampen African business buzz

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - From Accra to Windhoek, fear of the Ebola epidemic is provoking a wave of cancellations of business and investment events across Africa, and threatening to taint the continent's hard-won image as a rising economic star. A...
  • OMS reporta otros 56 muertos por ébola, víctimas suman 1.069

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) informó el miércoles 128 nuevos casos de ébola y 56 muertes por la enfermedad en África Occidental en dos días al 11 de agosto, elevando la cantidad de víctimas fatales por el virus a 1.069....
  • WHO reports 128 new Ebola cases, 56 deaths in West Africa

    WHO reports 128 new Ebola cases, 56 deaths in West Africa
    The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday reported 128 new Ebola cases and 56 deaths in West Africa in the two days to August 11, raising the death toll from the worst ever outbreak of the disease to 1,069. Since the outbreak was identified in...
  • Guinea-Bissau says closes border with Guinea over Ebola fears

    BISSAU (Reuters) - Guinea-Bissau has decided to close its frontier with eastern neighbor Guinea in a bid to prevent the entry of the deadly Ebola virus, Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira said. The disease has killed more than 1,000 people in Guinea,...
  • WHO OKs use of experimental drugs for Ebola patients in West Africa

    A World Health Organization panel advised Tuesday that it was ethical to use experimental, non-approved drugs to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, and that five such treatments were being considered for “compassionate use.” “There...
  • 2 Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug

    Liberia said on Tuesday it would treat two infected doctors with the scarce experimental Ebola drug ZMapp, the first Africans to receive the treatment, while authorities in Spain said a 75-year-old priest had died of the disease. The death toll from the...
  • Ebola Myths Recall Old Fears Of 'Dark Continent'

    The fear over the Ebola outbreak is great for stepping up efforts to fight the disease, but a healthy dose of realism would do most people some good too. First, the outbreak does not have anywhere near the fatality rate of up to 90 percent that has been...
  • Nigeria reports two new Ebola infections, quarantines 139

    KANO, Nigeria (dpa) Nigeria recorded two new Ebola infections and quarantined 139 people suspected of being infected with the virus, local newspaper Punch reported Saturday, hours after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a national emergency. The...
  • Gloucester weekly crime log

    In the 6800 block of Waltons Lane On Aug. 2, a credit card fraud report was filed in which a male victim lost his wallet in Gloucester on July 29. On the same date, a purchase was made a Wal-Mart in Gloucester for $368.96 and two additional purchases...
  • 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...
  • Emergencia internacional de salud por ébola

    Emergencia internacional de salud por ébola
    LONDRES - La epidemia de ébola en África Occidental es un "suceso extraordinario" y constituye un riesgo sanitario internacional, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS). La agencia sanitaria de Naciones Unidas, con sede en Ginebra,...