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  • Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies

    Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies
    The worst ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development Bank said, while a leading medical charity branded the international response "entirely inadequate". As...
  • WHO explains how a suspected Ebola outbreak spread in Congo

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • At least 34 killed in Guinea beach stampede

    At least 34 killed in Guinea beach stampede
    At least 34 people, including several children, were killed in a stampede at a beachside rap concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital Conakry, medical sources said Wednesday. Hundreds of people gathered at the Donka hospital in the...
  • President Hillary Clinton [Commentary]

    President Hillary Clinton [Commentary]
    Hillary Rodham Clinton — imagine if she runs and wins! In America, moms and dads of daughters will throw their arms around their girls' shoulders and say, "OK honey, now that the highest and seemingly most impervious glass ceiling is gone, in...
  • Peace Corps removing volunteers amid Ebola outbreak

    The Peace Corps is removing more than 300 of its volunteers from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea as an Ebola outbreak that has left hundreds dead worsens in West Africa. In a statement issued Wednesday, the Peace Corps said it is temporarily removing...
  • Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed
    The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization. The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...