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  • Fear spreads, borders close as Ebola restricts travel in West Africa

    Concerns over Ebola are prompting a growing number of African countries to tamp down on travel, a move the World Health Organization says could worsen the outbreak. South Africa announced Thursday that all noncitizens traveling there from three of the...
  • WHO OKs use of experimental drugs for Ebola patients in West Africa

    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...
  • 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...
  • Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO

    Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO
    Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak, the U.N. agency said on its website on Thursday. The death toll from...
  • Islanders' Worship Of Ancestors Focus Of Yale Exhibit

    Islanders' Worship Of Ancestors Focus Of Yale Exhibit
    Centuries before Christianity and Islam came to the Malay Archipelago — the scattering of thousands of islands north of Australia and south of Southeast Asia — the most common spiritual practice was ancestor worship. The people of the Indo-...
  • Team USA cancels Africa trip

    Team USA cancels Africa trip
    USA Basketball cancelled a scheduled trip to Senegal due to concerns over the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. The team planned to visit Senegal before the FIBA World Cup later this month. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo told...
  • A Simple Step To Slow Ebola Spread: Shoes

    Growing up in Konjo village in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone, I remember the walks. Long, cold morning walks to the farms. The daily trek to and from school. I didn't mind growing up this way. But I hated having to make these walks barefoot...
  • OMS declara a epidemia de ébola una emergencia internacional de salud

    OMS declara a epidemia de ébola una emergencia internacional de salud
    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, dijo que las...
  • 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,...
  • 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 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...